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Flood Mitigation

A slide from Tuesday night's presentation on the idea to relocate homes on Ingersoll Avenue to a neighboring parcel
City of Schenectady/Image capture by WAMC

As the City of Schenectady continues to ponder ways to mitigate flooding in one riverfront neighborhood, one idea would move several homes out of the flood plain entirely. 

Anti-Bioswale lawn signs along Albany's Ramsey Place [INSET: street resident Ed Vining]
Composite photo by Dave Lucas / WAMC

Residents of one Albany neighborhood are trying to scuttle plans to build a bioswale on their street.

Vermont River Conservancy logo
Vermont River Conservancy/Facebook

An environmental group behind a plan to reduce damage from future flooding in Brattleboro, Vermont, has cleared its first hurdle with local officials.