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EPA Explains Refusal To Provide Funding For Tappan Zee Bridge Projects

Each year, through the Clean Water State Revolving Fund program, the EPA provides New York State with money for clean water purposes. Last June, the New York State Environmental Facilities Corporation proposed $511 million to pay for 12 projects related to the replacement of the Tappan Zee Bridge. In a letter to the NYS Department [...]

Climate Change Leads To Increases In Extreme Precipitation, Making City Stormwater Management Harder

Climate scientists are predicting increases in frequency, intensity, and duration of extreme precipitation (>1″ of rain) for the future of New York City. The pollution from combined sewer systems after extreme rain events is already a huge scale problem, and climate change trends will make developing solutions much more challenging. The City has begun developing [...]

Mystic River Watershed in Massachussets recieve EPA Awards

The EPA has awarded $120,000 in Urban Water grants to two organizations that are working to clean up the Mystic River Watershed in Boston, Massachusetts. Alternatives for Community and Environment (ACE) received half of the award money for a community improvement plan, and the Mystic River Watershed Association (MyRWA) the other half for a green [...]

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