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In David vs. Goliath desalination battle, score one for grassroots activism

by Peggy Kurtz and Gale Pisha

The desalination fight has scored a major victory for grassroots activism in the war against United Water’s proposal to treat Hudson River water for drinking in Rockland County. 

In October, more than 1,600 citizens and elected officials packed two public hearings to voice their opposition to this environmentally harmful project.

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