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Higher funding requested to help stop sewage flowing into Great Lakes
Environmental advocates calling for green solutions to combined sewer overflow problems
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


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Kristy Meyer of the Ohio Environmental Council in a "green" parking lot in Cleveland's Tremont neighborhood. The surface is graded so storm water runs to the brick area she standing on. The water runs through the bricks and through sand and to the plants behind her. This cleans the water and allows the landscaping to absorb it.
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