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Thousands sign anti-sewage petition in Montreal

Montreal's plan to dump eight billion litres of raw sewage into Saint-Lawrence river has been postponed.
Montreal plans to dump eight billion litres of raw sewage into the Saint-Lawrence river. Global News (File photo)

MONTREAL – Citizens plan to present an anti-sewage petition to the Montreal downtown borough council Tuesday evening.

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The petition aims to stop the city’s plans to send eight billion litres of raw sewage into the Saint-Lawrence river as part of the demolition of the Bonaventure expressway.

The anti-sewage petition has so far gathered 90,000 signatures.

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