The authors would like to thank the following for their assistance: Dan Parker of EPA for providing STORET water quality data for the Hudson River near Albany and Troy, New York; Naji Yao, Yin Ren, and Beau Ranheim for providing NYC water quality data and statistics; Diane Hammerman and Theresa Norris for New York City wastewater data; Robert Bode for New York State Department of Environmental Conservationmacroinvertebrate data; and Peter Sattler of the Interstate Sanitation Commission for assistance in obtaining historic reports of the Commission.


The information in this chapter reflects the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the official positions or policies of NOAA or the Department of Commerce.


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