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Schoharie County way behind, over-budget on stream repairs

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Tropical storms Irene and Lee dropped enough water on Schoharie County to permanently alter the shape of many stream beds, but 31 months later, an ambitious project to rebuild 50,000 feet of bank along four streams still hasn’t begun and may cost $2.6 million more than anticipated. In the aftermath of the flood, the National Resources Conservation Service agreed to fund 75 percent of construction costs for what was then estimated to be a $23 ...

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