Cornell Mistakenly Disposes Animal Remains In Sewer System

04/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Cornell's College of Veterinary Medicine accidentally released animal carcass waste into Ithaca's sewage system on Friday. Workers attempting to transport the wastewater were forced to use their "emergency" disposal method of using the sewage system when a remotely controlled valve "didn't function correctly," said Simeon Moss, deputy University spokesperson.

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