Proposal would help ease sewer problems in Valley

Youngstown Vindicator

YOUNGSTOWN — Several area communities could benefit from proposed federal legislation that would help at least 86 Ohio communities finance renovations to sewer systems.

A 2008 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency survey shows that 86 facilities in Ohio have serious sewage overflow problems, which would cost an estimated $6.3 billion to repair, U.S. Sens. George Voinovich, R-Ohio, and Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, said in a joint statement.

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