Prime Minister Justin Trudeau hugs Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015. (Sean Kilpatrick/The Canadian Press via AP)

New Canadian Government Green-lights Dumping 2 Billion Gallons Of Untreated Sewage Into St. Lawrence River

A citizen petition with 90,000 names opposed to the project was presented to Coderre last month. The environmental group Save the River had argued there must be a way for the city to dispose of its sewage that’s not potentially harmful to human health and wildlife.