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LAKE GEORGE | For many years, Lake George Village government has been formulating plans to modernize their treatment of municipal sewage to curb pollution of groundwater that eventually seeps into the lake, causing algae blooms. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | As storms bear down in the Adirondacks and plows prowl the streets, local advocacy groups are keeping a spotlight on the effects of road salt. Read more

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WARREN COUNTY | With the intent of protecting the water quality of Lake George, five communities surrounding the lake have been awarded more than  $2 million in state grants. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | A new rural wastewater infrastructure program will pump $350,000 into Vermont’s economy while protecting the environment, according to Neil Kamman of the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC). Read more

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A proposal to permit homeowners to park vehicles in their yards during popular local summer events has been abandoned by village leaders. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Legislation to raise rates charged for municipal water in Lake George Village ... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Efforts to preserve, promote and protect Lake George are the focus of 10 of the state’s Regional Economic Development Awards announced Dec. 13 by Gov. Cuomo. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN | Work has been completed on the Town of Champlain’s new salt storage facility. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Scientific evidence is mounting on the impacts of road salt on Adirondack lakes and watersheds. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Municipal sewer lines in Lake George should be extended northward to serve dozens of homeowners and businesses, a half dozen town residents told the town board at their September meeting. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Declaring their intent to protect Lake George’s environment, the Lake George Town Board recently established a new law banning hydraulic fracturing in town. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Lake George village officials have fired the engineering firm they’ve worked with for about three years on developing plans for a new wastewater treatment plant, and they have decided to employ a competing company to complete the work. Read more

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ATHOL — Town supervisor Evelyn Wood and councilman Jey Youngblood resigned this week, leaving three board members — Mike Eddy, Cynthia Hyde and Kathy Templeton — to manage and conduct town business on their own. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE — Sewer connections for virtually all new businesses and multi-family dwellings including apartment buildings will soon be halted in Lake George Village, according to a new law approved Monday Sept. 21. Read more

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The Town of Newcomb is one of 20 local and county governments to be approved for significant state funding toward the improvement of its water infrastructure. Read more

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The town took a significant step forward last week when the committee tasked with addressing the hamlet’s water woes tentatively opted to explore two possibilities that they hope will provide the town with a new source. Read more

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The village of Lake George took a major step forward this week toward solving its ongoing problem of excessive pollutants in the effluent emerging from its municipal sewage plant. Read more

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