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What's in the Water After Irene?

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John Byrnes of the USGS office in Troy, NY collecting a Hurricane Irene sample at the Mohawk River at Cohoes on August 29, 2010. As Hurricane Irene left her mark along the East Coast, USGS crews sampled water for pesticides, E. coli, nutrients, and sediment to document water quality in areas affected by the hurricane.


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