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Senators urge Army Corp to fund Lake Ontario flood strategy

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — New York's U.S. senators want the Army Corps of Engineers to fund a new study of what needs to be done to prevent future flood...
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Thu, 02/01/2018 - 12:42am
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NYS to increase aid to homeowners impacted by shoreline damage

New York State will double available funding for homeowners impacted by shoreline flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River last year....
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Fri, 01/26/2018 - 9:01am
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Local officials still trying for disaster declaration to recoup costs of flood damage

Monroe County's eligibility for federal assistance for flood damage is under review, according to a FEMA spokesman. When President Trump issued a major...
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Wed, 11/15/2017 - 12:21pm
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Trump approves disaster aid for some counties hit by Lake Ontario flooding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Federal recovery aid will be coming to Lake Ontario shoreline communities after President Donald Trump issued a major disaster...
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Tue, 11/14/2017 - 1:01pm
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Greece residents worry about winter, spring as lake levels remain high

As a lakeshore flood warning remains in effect until early Tuesday morning, Lake Ontario shoreline residents are breaking out the sandbags once again to...
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Tue, 10/31/2017 - 3:33am
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NY lawmakers to discuss Lake Ontario flooding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York State lawmakers are looking at the causes of recent flooding along the shore lines of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence...
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Tue, 10/10/2017 - 1:58am
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Part Three: Green movement pivots toward minorities

Final part of a series I meet Kim Smith-Woodford on a rainy day at Euclid Creek Reservation east of Cleveland. It’s a big wooded area, with a trail...
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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:09am
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Part Two: Flint water crisis a turning point for Green movement

Part 2 of a series You don’t have to look very far for events redefining the environmental movement – in terms of who works for advocacy groups and who...
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Wed, 09/27/2017 - 5:08am
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Series: Environmental groups slow to seek out minorities

Part 1 of a series The environmental movement started more than a century ago. Theodore Roosevelt was known as the conservation president, and there’s a...
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Tue, 09/26/2017 - 7:48am
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NY lawmakers to hold hearing on Lake Ontario flooding

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP & WXXI News) — New York State lawmakers are planning to hold a hearing on recent flooding along Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence...
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Tue, 09/26/2017 - 1:41am
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