01 Mar '17, 1am

@GlobalistGulag everything is good and pollution is a liberal lie

During the last week of November, utility workers from Central Hudson Gas & Electric and engineers from the Electric Power Research Institute began removing the 75 absorbent panels from the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, about 80 miles north of New York City. The panels — made of organo-clay, a mineral that draws oil to it like a magnet — had been in place since May 2009 and are specifically designed to remove coal tar from riverbeds. Normally, organo-clay is sprinkled on the polluted site, then the soil is dredged or excavated, but the Poughkeepsie site was too challenging for the machinery because of the river depth and strong current.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/nyc/new-york-uses-giant-sponges-to-c...

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