One of Albany’s busiest thoroughfares is getting a makeover, but there’s more to the project than meets the eye.
A proposed $45 million facility that would help address Albany’s longstanding issue with untreated sewage discharges into the Hudson River will get another public airing on Monday.
Residents of an Albany neighborhood came out Tuesday night to learn more about a $45 million sewage treatment plant. It’s part of the Beaver Creek Clean River project proposal.
Mayor Patrick Madden’s administration hopes up to $4 million in grants will flow to the city to help cover its share of cleaning up the Hudson River.
Anyone who has taken a boat on the Hudson after a heavy rainfall is aware of this dirty little secret. Actually, it’s not a little problem but it is very dirty indeed.
New patches of porous pavement are helping keep rainwater out of the city sewer system during heavy storms — part of a $2.7 million project aimed at reducing severe street flooding around Quail Street that has plagued nearby Elberon Place in recent years.
The dog days of summer are sizzling New York making water recreation more tempting than ever. The Hudson River is much cleaner than it was and the Innovation Trail’s Jenna Flanagan talks to advocates working to help the public determine what contamination it left.
“This park makes my heart smile,” said Arlene Way, president of the Arbor Hill Neighborhood Association, as she glanced around the newly renovated North Swan Street Park on Saturday afternoon.
Six Albany-area communities along the Hudson River are collaborating to improve water quality. The partnership is resulting in the development of a regional solution to a series of local problems.
The Hudson River is a little cleaner and less likely to be polluted with sewage spills after the first year of a longterm plan to repair aging municipal sewer systems, officials from Albany and Rensselaer counties said Wednesday.
Sewage pollution in the Hudson River at Albany will be reduced under a $136 million long-term plan announced Thursday by state environmental regulators, the city of Albany and five surrounding communities.
Sewage pollution in the Hudson River at Albany will be reduced under a $136 million plan announced Thursday by New York State environmental regulators, the city of Albany and five other surrounding communities.