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Groups applaud water infrastructure investments

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state legislators have enacted a SFY2016-17 Budget that invests $350 million over the next two years to help communities upgrade and maintain drinking and wastewater infrastructure, which is critical to public health, environmental quality, and quality of life.

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Chronic sewage problems plague Columbia County commerce park

After deadly tugboat crash, fuel spill ‘could have been worse’

NYSDEC, Newburgh agree to improve water quality in the Hudson River

Watchdog groups praise Cuomo budget

Cuomo lays out aggressive energy goals, with key details pending

Cuomo shows renewed commitment to investing in New York’s water infrastructure

Good news for clean water, as governor proposes additional $50 million in water infrastructure spending for both 2016 and 2017. Clean water investment comes in addition to $125 million boost for Environmental Protection Fund.

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Riverkeeper’s statement regarding Gov. Cuomo’s $300 million commitment to New York’s environment

Riverkeeper applauds the commitment by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to grow the Environmental Protection Fund to $300 million as part of his upcoming state budget proposal, scheduled to be unveiled on January 13.

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Riverkeeper praises $75 million in state grants for water infrastructure improvements

Statement from Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Manager Dan Shapley:

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Local Officials, Advocates Urge $800 Million to #FixOurPipes

Broad coalition asks for state budget investment into community water infrastructure to support health, economic development

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