Quotes of the Day

Bob Connaughton
Monday, Nov. 23, 2009

Open quoteIt happens anytime you get a hard rainfall.Close quote

  • engineer of a pollution control plant in Brooklyn, on how often the city's sewers overflow, causing untreated feces and industrial waste to spill from emergency relief valves into waterways
Photo: Liu Xin / Xinhua Press / Corbis | Source: New York Times