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Posts Tagged ‘environmental protection fund’

Preserve the Hudson's legacy

In Dive In, Natural Waterfront on August 1, 2009 at 7:18 pm

uadricentennial celebrations — especially the River Day Flotilla — have drawn crowds to the Hudson’s shores, reminding residents, business leaders and policymakers of the essential role the river plays in sustaining the region’s prosperity and quality of life. Read the rest of this entry »

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NY's Environmental Protection Fund "in deep trouble"

In Dive In, Public Waterfront, Region on March 30, 2009 at 2:22 am

The New York State Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) was enacted during the recession of the early 1990s, at a time when medical waste was washing up on our shorelines, state and municipal parks where being closed or reducing operating hours and farmland was being lost to poorly planned development. Read the rest of this entry »

Proposed NY budget cuts environmental programs

In Dive In, Public Waterfront, Region on December 19, 2008 at 3:48 am

Money for invasive species control, farmland protection, waterfront revitalization and a host of other environmental programs would be reduced under the $121.1 billion budget proposed by Gov. David Paterson. Read the rest of this entry »

Grants Available for Projects that Commemorate NY’s 400th Anniversary

In Dive In, Public Waterfront on July 31, 2008 at 8:22 pm

The state is now accepting applications through Sept. 3, 2008, for Hudson-Fulton-Champlain Quadricentennial (HFCQ) grant projects. Read the rest of this entry »

Key environmental protection fund grows

In Dive In on July 21, 2007 at 6:15 pm

Gov. Eliot Spitzer and the Legislature agreed Thursday to phase in increases in the state’s Environmental Protection Fund, which protects open space from development and pays for many major environmental projects. Read the rest of this entry »