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Lopez: Scrutinize Gilboa Dam

Legislator worried flood risks remain high in Schoharie Valley

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Republican state Assemblyman Pete Lopez wants the state Legislature to scrutinize the safety of the 84-year-old Gilboa Dam and the massive reservoir that looms over more than 32,000 residents in the Schoharie Valley and two cities downstream. One of hundreds of homeowners routed by flooding from Tropical Storm Irene, Lopez, of Schoharie, is requesting a joint hearing of the Assembly and Senate environmental conservation committees to probe the dam’s structural integrity, emergency and safety procedures, ...


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MDogsMom
October 11, 2011
11:15 a.m.

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Map web addy is bad - can you post a link in the story?

jpatrick
October 11, 2011
12:33 p.m.

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The link to the maps has been added.

Judy Patrick
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