From the Brownsville Herald (AP) — After nearly a decade of pollution patrols that have spurred sewage cleanup efforts on the Hudson River from the Albany area to New York Harbor, the environmental group Riverkeeper is expanding its water quality testing program to the river’s source high in the Adirondack Mountains.

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On Tuesday, Riverkeeper and volunteers from Jarrett Engineers in Glens Falls and the State University of New York at Cobleskill collected samples from the Hudson from Troy north to Newcomb in the central Adirondacks. The samples will be tested in Riverkeeper’s portable lab for enterococcus bacteria, an indicator of sewage pollution.

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