What’s at stake?
Scenic Hudson joins with the New York Clean Water Coalition in asking for $600 million for clean water infrastructure. The proposed $250 million appropriation for the Clean Water Infrastructure Act represents a 50% reduction from current annual appropriations. Now is not the time to decrease funding for this program, as New York communities need at least $80 billion in funding to update water infrastructure, remove toxins from their drinking water, and address the impacts of climate change. This funding will enable New York State to tackle both longstanding and emerging threats to clean water in our state.