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“DEC is dedicated to protecting lives, property, and the environment by helping dam owners comply with New York State’s stringent requirements that help keep the public safe and keep dams in good condition,” DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos said. "This funding provides much-needed assistance for municipal and not-for-profit dam owners to improve the condition of their dams over the long term.” 

Projects receiving grants include $100,000 for a design project for improvements to the Albany Water Board’s Basic Creek Dam in Westerlo, $100,000 for an analysis and design project for the Rensselaer Lake Dam in Albany’s Pine Bush area and $80,000 for a design project at the Garnet Lake Dam in Warren County. 

Press release by Marianne Siniapkin  published by the Glens Falls Chronicle November 24th, 2021