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Ex-workers say NY Waterway ferries have been dumping waste in Hudson for years

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

The New York Waterway ferry service - the nation's largest privately-owned commuter ferry company - has been dumping loads of human waste into the Hudson River for years, two former workers claim in federal court papers unsealed Friday. The former employees, Rafi Khatchikian and Ivan Torres, made the claims in a whistleblower complaint filed in...
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New York Waterway Ferry Company Accused of Dumping Sewage into Hudson

New York Waterway Ferry Company Accused of Dumping Sewage into Hudson

1 month ago   |   By NY Times

Two former workers claim New York Waterway fouled the river with unfiltered waste from boats' toilets. The firm denies the allegations.
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