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April 2016

Earth Day With Olmsted Parks Conservancy

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“A PARK IS A WORK OF ART, DESIGNED TO PRODUCE CERTAIN EFFECTS UPON THE MINDS OF MEN.” – FREDERICK LAW OLMSTED

Each year, Earth Day, April 22, marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement. The year, 1970, was a time of immense industry in America. Air pollution was at its height and there were few if any, legal consequences to harming the environment.

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Governor Cuomo Announces More Than $112 Million for Major Transportation Projects in Western New York

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$30 MILLION FOR THE SCAJAQUADA EXPRESSWAY; $6 MILLION FOR ENVIRONMENTAL AND DESIGN ASSESSMENT ON KENSINGTON EXPRESSWAY; $22.3 MILLION FOR CARS ON MAIN STREET INITIATIVE; $54.1 MILLION FOR THE NIAGARA FRONTIER TRANSPORTATION AUTHORITY

$10.5 million for improvements to Allegany, Niagara Falls & Midway State Parks
Transformative projects will create nearly 1,000 jobs and drive economic growth in Western New York 

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $112.4 million for four major transportation projects that will transform travel, better connect local communities, and improve road safety in Western New York. Read More