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POLITICO: Venetia Lannon Joins FUND Board

May 29, 2019, POLITICO | Venetia Lannon, the former NYS deputy secretary for the environment, has been elected to the board of trustees of The FUND for Lake George.

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Freshwater Expert Sandra Postel to Keynote The FUND's Annual Meeting

May 24, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Sandra Postel, one of the nation's foremost advocates for clean, wild water and the ecosystems it supports, will be the keynote speaker at The FUND for Lake George's annual meeting, to be held this year on Saturday, July 6, at The Sagamore Resort in Bolton Landing.

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Charles R. Wood Park to be Dedicated May 29

May 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | Lake George’s Charles R. Wood Park, which includes a wetland constructed to capture storm water and an open-air events space, will be formally dedicated on May 29.

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New Bolton Law Requires Septic System Inspection At Time of Sale

May 17, 2019, Lake George Mirror | On May 7, the Bolton Town Board voted unanimously to adopt a new law requiring on-site septic systems to be inspected and in compliance with state and local standards upon the transfer of the owner’s property.

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Spreading Road Salt Contamination

May 8, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | New testing shows that more Adirondack wells are contaminated by unhealthful levels of road salt.

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Bolton Passes Septic System Inspection Law

May 8, 2019, The Post Star | The Bolton Town Board passed a septic system inspection law Tuesday night, joining Queensbury in seeking to protect human health and the quality of Lake George, its tributaries and the groundwater.

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An Open Door for Invaders on Lake George?

April 30, 2019, Adirondack Explorer | Lake George is separated from Lake Champlain by just over two miles of waterfalls on the La Chute River, which tumbles through the one-time mill town of Ticonderoga, a word loosely translated to mean “where the waters meet.” ...Despite their proximity, these two bodies of water could not be more different in terms of invasive species.

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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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