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Federal money to help with flooding issues in Schenectady

November 09, 2017 08:09 PM

More than $1 million in federal funding will help reduce the flood risk in Schenectady.

The money will go toward projects to reduce flooding issues to the Stockade District along the Mohawk River.

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The neighborhood has historically experienced significant flooding and was extensively damaged by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee.

United States Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand said the money will help give homeowners and businesses peace of mind.

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