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Scenic Hudson Joins Groups in Praising Governor for Signing Critical Environmental Legislation

Thursday, July 19, 2007 -- Jason Taylor

Environmental Protection Fund Increased to $300 million by 2009

ALBANY, NEW YORK – On Wednesday, July 18, 2007, Governor Eliot Spitzer signed legislation that will increase the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) to an all-time high of $300 million by 2009. The EPF was created in 1993 as a dedicated annual funding source for capital projects that directly benefit New York’s land, air and water.