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Montreal Begins Controversial Sewage Dump Into St. Lawrence River

Montreal, Canada's second-largest city, began dumping untreated sewage into the St. Lawrence River on Wednesday, angering environmentalists with a repair operation that could release as much as 8 billion liters (2.1 billion gallons) of wastewater into a major waterway. The city has said the dump, expected to last up to a week, is necessary while work is carried out to replace aging parts of the waste treatment system that could create a greater environmental hazard if it unexpectedly...

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