Spin Cycle

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Might superstorm Sandy's damage to the Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant further crimp Nassau Executive Edward Mangano's proposal to sell the county's sewer system to an investor? One knowledgeable county official said the crippling breakdown may not matter much. Promises of upgrades have been part of Mangano's pitch for the deal. But well before the storm struck, members of the Nassau Interim Finance Authority had branded the plan an ill-advised one-shot borrowing.