sewage http://wamc.org en Researchers Find Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In The Hudson River http://wamc.org/post/researchers-find-antibiotic-resistant-bacteria-hudson-river <p>A new study finds antibiotic-resistant bacteria in certain spots of the Hudson River, and researchers say the disease-causing strains are part of the ongoing risk from sewage contamination in the water.</p><p>The microbes identified are resistant to those types of antibiotics commonly used to treat ear infections, pneumonia, and other ailments. Suzanne Young is the study’s lead author. She says the study focused on 10 sites, in areas from the Tappan Zee Bridge to Manhattan and Queens.</p> Mon, 22 Jul 2013 18:52:05 +0000 Allison Dunne 69749 at http://wamc.org Researchers Find Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria In The Hudson River Environmental Group Reports on Sewage Contamination in the Hudson River http://wamc.org/post/environmental-group-reports-sewage-contamination-hudson-river <p>There’s a report out by an environmental advocacy group in the Hudson Valley detailing where sewage contamination is in the Hudson River, from New York City to Troy. The report is in response to the increased recreational use of the Hudson, with more people swimming and boating.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 03:37:28 +0000 Allison Dunne 54326 at http://wamc.org Environmental Group Reports on Sewage Contamination in the Hudson River