Category Archives: Infrastructure

The science of stream restoration

NY Times science has a good article on the science of stream restoration. Reading this I couldn’t help but think of The Onondaga Creek Conceptual Revitalization Plan. The best approach for stream restoration “is to create landforms and water flows …

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Town of Granby Secures Funding For Water District Plans

The town of Granby recently received notice that it has been awarded more than $1.7 million in grant funding to bring municipal water to nearly 1, sick 000 residents. Supervisor Nancy Hawthorne explained that the town applied for the state …

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State Releases Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Statewide Wireless Network

View the document here:Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement (DGEIS).pdf (application/pdf Object) for your Environmental Impact Reading pleasure. The Statewide Wireless Network (“SWN”) is intended to improve the telecommunications nfrastructure throughout the State. Construction of the network will take place over …

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Shovel Ready?

Anyone interested in upstate economic development issues should be aware of this offering by National Grid: Shovel Ready. Most of the information at this web site is geared to providing incentives and services to businesses looking to locate or expand …

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East Syracuse to abandon LaFayette springs as water source

Water switch could prove costly Monday, April 04, 2005 By Jim McKeever Staff writer – The Post-Standard About 90 homeowners and businesses in LaFayette and DeWitt that get their water from East Syracuse may have to spend thousands of dollars …

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U.S. Infrastructure Deteriorating, Report Finds

Yahoo! News – U.S. Infrastructure Deteriorating, Report Finds WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. roads, bridges, sewers and dams are crumbling and need a $1.6 trillion overhaul but prospects for improvement are grim, the American Society of Civil Engineers said in a …

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