BOSTON -- The Massachusetts Water Resources Authority received another dose of good news yesterday when an engineering study said the agency may be able to lop $165 million off the cost of building the Deer Island sewage treatment facility.

A nearly completed report from the engineering firm of Camp, Dresser & McKee will recommend that the MWRA reduce the size of the facility's secondary sewage treatment plant, the authority said.

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