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Lake George Could Model Water Solutions, Author Says

April 23, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | Sandra Postel says you can see examples of people and communities working together to solve major water problems and the challenge is to ‘scale up’ these local solutions.

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Water Quality Matters

April 2019, The Hague Chronicle | “There’s no one alive who cares more about Lake George and all it stands for than Mayor Blais,” said Eric Siy of The FUND for Lake George.

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Cuomo, Lawmakers Reach $175.5 Billion Budget Deal

March 31, 2019, City & State New York | The New York State FY 2020 Budget will invest an additional $500 million in clean water infrastructure, building on the State's historic $2.5 billion investment.

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Letter: State Funds Needed to Preserve Lake George

March 30, 2019, Times Union | On behalf of all who care about the future of Lake George, we thank the Times Union Editorial Board for calling attention to the urgent need for state funding to help replace the failing wastewater treatment plant at Lake George Village.

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Lake George Sewer Plant Plans OK’d by State

March 28, 2019, Sun Community News | The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation granted approval to final engineering plans for a new wastewater treatment plant, predicted to cost $22 million on March 8, 2019.

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Lake George Will Take More Than a Village

March 23, 2019, Times Union | New York State has an obligation to help protect Lake George, a lake that's both a natural treasure and a jewel of the State's tourism industry.

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Longevity on Lake George: Mayor's Tenure Spans 5 Decades

March 16, 2019, Times Union | "(Mayor) Bob (Blais) is a force of nature and for nature. He has the ability to engage diverse people with that passion that he has and that this special place evokes," said Eric Siy, Executive Director of The FUND for Lake George.

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Lake George's Push to Use Less Road Salt

March 1, 2019, New York NOW | This feature story looks at The FUND and partners like the Town of Lake George have a plan to help keep salt out of its beloved body of water.

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John Barber Wore Many Hats

February 2019, Lake George Mirror | When longtime Silver Bay resident John Barber passed away on December 26, Lake George lost a true champion.

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Sewer Plant Project to Bust Village Tax Cap

February 14, 2019, The Post Star | EDC Warren County President Edward Bartholomew and The FUND's Executive Director Eric Siy testified before a joint legislative hearing on the Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s executive budget to advocate for funding to replace the Lake George Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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Lake George Waterkeeper Earns Environmental Award

February 6, 2019, The Saratogian | Lake George Waterkeeper Chris Navitsky has earned a statewide award for his work studying algae near the lake shore to identify and prioritize pollution sources.

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