Monday, June 10, 2013

Senator Gillibrand & Rep. Owens Visit Bolton Landing

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand & Rep. Bill Owens visited Bolton Landing Friday to announce a $50,000 grant from the Federal Environmental Protection Agency to fund two boat washing stations on Lake George, NY.   Senator Gillibrand and Owens were joined by NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens and other local officials.

Senator Gillibrand spoke at length about saving the Lake, its importance to her personally, boat washing stations and the environment.  Rep. Owens also spoke extensively, as did Commissioner Martens, and were joined by other officials who made brief remarks.

Senator Gillibrand speaking about Lake George and the grant

Rep.  Owens speaking on the program

DEC Commissioner Joe Martens

Senator Gillibrand takes questions from the press

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