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Hull treatment plant closure could last another two days

Raw sewage continued to stream into the Atlantic Ocean Friday as the shutdown of the Hull waste water treatment plant persisted for a second day, the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection said.

The sewage has been diverted from the treatment plant, which began experiencing an abnormally high volume of waste water early Thursday. The pumps became overwhelmed, shutting the plant down, and causing 30 feet of sewage to flood the plant.

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