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Coalition aims to reduce use of road salt in Adirondacks

October 10, 2017, The Sun | Dozens of stakeholders gathered at the 3rd annual Salt Summit in Ticonderoga last week to discuss the latest science and best practices for reducing the use of road salt. Among the keystones was an update on an innovative new pilot program designed to study salt application in the Lake George region.

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Queensbury moves ahead with Decker's last project

October 10, 2017, The Post Star | After some skittishness, the Queensbury Town Board has agreed to implement the last project proposed by a trusted official who has now been charged with fraud -- a brine project that may reduce the amount of road salt washing into Lake George.

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State helps Lake George on sewage fix

October 6, 2017, Times Union | The state is putting up millions of dollars to help protect the legendary clear waters of Lake George from an aging sewage plant in the village that dates to the 1930s.

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Emerging Threat: The Forest Invaders

October 6, 2017, The Lake George Mirror | Editorial. With each passing decade, 25 new forest pests are expected to settle in the United States. "It is unacceptable that forest pests keep coming into the United States when we know how to prevent them."

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Wanted: An Extension of the Lake George Sewer Lines

October 6, 2017, The Lake George Mirror | Lake George residents and business owners are appealing to the Town Board to take action toward extending the town’s sanitary sewer lines northward on Rte. 9.

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Lake George’s Asian Clam Population Growing

Sept. 29, 2017, The Lake George Mirror | The Lake George Park Commission’s annual lake-wide invasive species survey, conducted with volunteers in late August, found new and expanding populations of Asian clams, the Commission reports.

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Stormwater Controls Sought Near Lake

Sept. 29, 2017, The Lake George Mirror | Mary Lou Vosburgh and other Beatty Road residents suggested that drainage ditches and stormwater drywells be constructed there to redirect and dispose of wastewater that otherwise would run into Lake George.

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The Why and How of Maintaining Your Septic System

Sept. 22, 2017, The FUND for Lake George | Failing or ineffective OWTSs add excessive nutrients to our waterways feeding macrophytes (aquatic plants) and algae, causing excessive growth and nearshore algal blooms.

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