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Environmental groups urge Cuomo to invest in crucial water infrastructure

Groups to Cuomo: Communities Need $800M for Water Infrastructure

Projects are the linchpin of healthy communities, economic growth, clean water For Immediate Release: November 16, 2016 Albany – As Governor Andrew M. Cuomo prepares to submit his SFY2017-18 Budget proposal to the Legislature, advocates have stepped up the call for investing in our communities’ drinking and wastewater infrastructure. Within his proposal, they urge the Governor to: • build on prior financial commitments with an $800 million annual investment; and • make the Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015 (WIIA) – which is due to sunset after SFY2017-18 – a […]

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Coalition urges Cuomo to allocate $800M for water and sewer infrastructure in next budget

Environmental advocates speak about recent harmful algal bloom in Wallkill

Environmentalists to discuss algal blooms in Wallkill River

State reassessing threats to Newburgh watershed

Water contamination crisis in Newburgh

Blood testing to go beyond City of Newburgh

Newburgh residents fear health effects of toxic water

Sarah Lawrence College and Partners Awarded $60,000 from EPA’s Urban Waters Program

A heron stands on an abandoned boat on the Bronx River. (Photo: Leah Rae / Riverkeeper)
Grant will support a collaborative community monitoring and engagement effort in the Saw Mill River, Bronx River, Pocantico River, and Sparkill Creek watersheds

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