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Sewage has polluted fishery for over a decade

A review of state and federal environmental records by reporters Christopher Baxter, Patrick Lester and Jarrett Renshaw, of The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.), uncovered that for more than a decade, Allentown and other communities have allowed more than 33 million gallons of raw sewage into a prized local trout fishery. The pollution equates to someone flushing a toilet directly into the Little Lehigh Creek about once every 14 seconds for nine years.

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