The Daily Gazette
The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region
Advertisement
Promotions

FEMA says no to Schenectady pump station

Agency: Replacing flood-damaged building not needed

  • FACEBOOK
  • TWITTER
  • GOOGLE+
  • LINKEDIN
  • PRINT
  • E-MAIL
Text Size: A | A

The federal government won’t pay to replace the city’s main sewage pump station, which was flooded and knocked off its foundation by Tropical Storm Irene. Replacing the building with a new one that’s attached to its foundation will cost $3.2 million. If the Federal Emergency Management Agency had covered the project, it would have paid for 75 percent of the work. The state would have covered the remaining 25 percent. Instead, city taxpayers are footing ...


You Must Log-In or Subscribe to Continue Subscription Offer Individual stories can be found and purchased from our Archives for $2.00

Advertisement

comments

There are currently no posts. Be the first to comment on this story.
Advertisement