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Protecting Drinking Water in the Saw Kill Watershed: A Regulatory and Polic...

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Red Hook Community Center

59 Fisk St

Red Hook, NY

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A panel will provide a discussion of the Saw Kill Watershed as a drinking water source, how a community responds to water supply contamination, why it is important to protect water supplies and the laws, policies, tools, resources available or potentially available to a community to protect drinking water supplies.

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- Overview of Saw Kill Watershed as a Drinking Water Source

- Water contamination issues in other communities and how they responded.

- What laws, policies, tools, resources are available or potentially available to a community to respond to a contamination problem that results in limited or prohibited use of its water supply.

- Why is it important to protect water supplies and what laws, policies, tools, resources are available or potentially available to a community to protect drinking water supplies.

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  • Elisa Chae DEC HREP Source Water Protection Program

  • Debra Hall, Hopewell Junction

  • Michael Hickey, Hoosick Falls

  • John Nolon, Esq Pace University Land Use Law Center

  • Dan Shapley Riverkeeper

  • Ophra Wolf, Newburgh Clean Water Project

Plenty of time for discussion and question and answers.


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