From jsonline: "Combined sanitary and storm sewers in central Milwaukee and eastern Shorewood released an estimated 23.6 million gallons of a mix of sewage and storm water to local rivers and Lake Michigan after Tuesday afternoon's intense rain storm, Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Executive Director Kevin Shafer said Friday."
So, the MMSD dropped a bunch of raw sewage, including raw poop and other assorted materials that are flushed down the toilet and untreated storm water into local rivers and Lake Michigan.
To put that in perspective, in a course of a couple of hours, that comes out to 561,905 barrels of sewage and untreated storm water that has entered the waterways. This is the equivalent of over 16 days of oil being dumped into the gulf by the oil spill.
Where are the environmentalists?
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