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Restore Mother Nature bond act

Cuomo Puts Environmental Bond Act On Hold

Jul 30, 2020
New York's Adirondack Mountains
Jim Levulis / WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that his Restore Mother Nature Bond Act is on hold due to financial hardships caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

NYS DEC Commissioner Discusses Bond Act And More

Jan 17, 2020
NYS DEC Commissioner Basil Seggos discusses 2018 State of the State while in Plattsburgh
Pat Bradley/WAMC

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, as part of his efforts to combat climate change, proposed the creation of a $3 billion ‘Restore Mother Nature’ Bond Act in his State of the State address. He calls it the nation's most aggressive program for habitat restoration and flood reduction. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with state Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Basil Seggos about this and more.