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TAKE ACTION NOW:
Don’t let Albany raid our clean-water funds to build a bridge!
 

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Photo: Leah Rae/Riverkeeper

You already know that New York has a crisis of antiquated sewer systems that can dump sewage into the Hudson River and other waterways when it rains. The upgrades are costly – and public funding is critical. So why is the state Environmental Facilities Corporation set to divert a half-billion dollars in clean-water funds to the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge?

Speak up today, before the EFC’s scheduled vote on Thursday. Email representatives and tell the EFC board to vote “no.”

Send your message to:

EFC President and CEO Matthew Driscoll: matthew.driscoll@efc.ny.gov
New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens: jmartens@gw.dec.state.ny.us

The EFC was created to help communities pay for water infrastructure and sewage treatment. But its vote Thursday would clear a $511 million loan to help pay for dredging for the new bridge and demolishing the old one. As the New York Times wrote, this transaction “clearly seems at odds with the revolving fund’s historic mission.”

“It’s bad law, bad policy, and bad precedent to take half a billion dollars meant for repairing waste-water treatment plants and improving river habitat and use it to pay for basic bridge construction activities,” Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay said.

Don’t let them pull a fast one. Contact the EFC’s representatives TODAY.

 


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TAKE ACTION NOW:
Don’t let Albany raid our clean-water funds to build a bridge!
 

tappan zee bridge project construction 200
Photo: Leah Rae/Riverkeeper

You already know that New York has a crisis of antiquated sewer systems that can dump sewage into the Hudson River and other waterways when it rains. The upgrades are costly – and public funding is critical. So why is the state Environmental Facilities Corporation set to divert a half-billion dollars in clean-water funds to the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge?

Speak up today, before the EFC’s scheduled vote on Thursday. Email representatives and tell the EFC board to vote “no.”

Send your message to:

EFC President and CEO Matthew Driscoll: matthew.driscoll@efc.ny.gov
New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens: jmartens@gw.dec.state.ny.us

The EFC was created to help communities pay for water infrastructure and sewage treatment. But its vote Thursday would clear a $511 million loan to help pay for dredging for the new bridge and demolishing the old one. As the New York Times wrote, this transaction “clearly seems at odds with the revolving fund’s historic mission.”

“It’s bad law, bad policy, and bad precedent to take half a billion dollars meant for repairing waste-water treatment plants and improving river habitat and use it to pay for basic bridge construction activities,” Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay said.

Don’t let them pull a fast one. Contact the EFC’s representatives TODAY.

 


Join NowRiverkeeper is a member-supported watchdog organization dedicated to defending the Hudson River and its tributaries and protecting the drinking water supply of nine million New York City and Hudson Valley residents. Contribute to this vital work, become a member today.

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