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$2.2M in grants help with recreational, natural and anti-flooding projects along Hudson River


ALBANY, New York — New York state officials say $2.2 million in competitive grants are available to help Hudson River communities.

The grants can go toward recreation, flood control, water quality and natural resource projects in the Hudson River Estuary, which is the stretch of the river below Troy.

State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say $1.2 million is available to help communities protect water, habitat and wildlife, among other projects. Another $1 million in grants will go to projects dealing with waterway access, river education, recreation and flooding.

Applications from government and not-for-profit corporations must be filed by Dec. 16

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