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PROBLEMS ACCESSING DOCUMENTS FOR THE DEC ASSET MANAGEMENT PILOT PROGRAM?

  • Thu, 01/21/2016 - 2:58pm
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PROBLEMS ACCESSING DOCUMENTS FOR THE DEC ASSET MANAGEMENT PILOT PROGRAM?
It has been brought to our attention that some people are having difficulties accessing the treatment plant score and collection system surveys required for the Asset Management Pilot Program application. If you are using Google Chrome as your browser try downloading Firefox and follow these instructions:
1. Open Firefox and go to the DEC Asset Management Pilot Program website
2. Click on either survey link

Water Infrastructure Grants are Available

  • Mon, 07/27/2015 - 2:47am
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The NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) and the NYS Department of Health (DOH) announced that $50 million in water infrastructure grants are now available to local governments for critical water and wastewater infrastructure upgrades. The $50 million in funding is part of $200 million in grants expected through the New York State Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (WIIA) over the next three state fiscal years to fund municipal wastewater and drinking water infrastructure projects that improve water quality and protect public health.

Listening Sessions coming up on 2014 Farm Bill – Please consider Participating

  • Mon, 12/01/2014 - 6:00pm
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USDA Rural Development is holding a listening session to hear comments on the 2014 Farm Bill provision that requires the Rural Utilities Service (RUS) to encourage private financing of rural water and waste disposal facilities and how it impacts USDA’s Water and Waste Disposal Loan and Grant programs. Included in Section 6019 of the Farm Bill, the requirement would:

WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for FY 2015

  • Thu, 11/20/2014 - 6:00pm
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Agency: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, Policy and Administration

Due: January 14, 2015

Award Date: June 2015

Eligible Applicants:

·         States

·         Indian Tribes

·         Irrigation Districts

·         Other organizations with water or power delivery authority located in the western United States or United States Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended

Cost Share: At least 50% (may include in-kind donations)

Gov Cuomo Announces $1.8 Million in Federal Public Assistance Approved for Village of Saranac Lake

  • Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:00pm
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Gov. Cuomo announced the approval of $1.8 million from the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to help the Village of Saranac Lake rebuild their municipal sewage treatment plant and better protect it from future damage.  “This vital funding will allow the Village of Saranac Lake, which has seen firsthand the damage that can be caused by extreme weather, to strengthen its infrastructure and build back better than before.”  Gov. Cuomo said.

Fallsburg gets $10M Loan for WWTP

  • Tue, 09/23/2014 - 6:00pm
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A $10.8 million no-interest loan was awarded to the eastern Sullivan County Town of Fallsburg last week so it can upgrade a wastewater treatment plant.

The state Environmental Facilities Corporation’s board of directors announced the money will go toward improvements at the Loch Sheldrake Wastewater Treatment Plant, which was built in 1938 and last renovated in 1980. Upgrades will include a membrane bioreactor for secondary treatment at the plant and an ultraviolet light system for disinfection.

Gov. Cuomo Launches 4th Round of Regional Economic Development Council

  • Thu, 05/01/2014 - 6:00pm
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(PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS ARE DUE BY JUNE 16th)

 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today launched Round IV of the Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative, officially kicking off the 2014 competition for up to $750 million in state economic development resources. The Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) will open to applicants on May 1, enabling businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits and the public to begin applying for assistance from dozens of state funding programs, through a single application, for job-creating and community development projects.

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