onondaga lake http://wamc.org en Onondaga Lake Cleanup Resumes http://wamc.org/post/onondaga-lake-cleanup-resumes <p>The cleanup of Onondaga Lake in central New York is set to resume. Fri, 04 Apr 2014 12:19:05 +0000 Patrick Garrett 87440 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Outlines NY Lakeside Revitalization Project http://wamc.org/post/cuomo-outlines-ny-lakeside-revitalization-project <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will invest $30 million dollars in a $100.3 million economic development and revitalization project along Onondaga Lake.</p><p>Cuomo says Wednesday that the project includes $50 million for a performing arts center, $20 million for infrastructure improvements including wastewater treatment upgrades, and nearly $19 million for housing, roads, and businesses.</p> Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:32:01 +0000 Jaired Crofut 82872 at http://wamc.org Cuomo Outlines NY Lakeside Revitalization Project Dredging Set to Start in Polluted Onondaga Lake http://wamc.org/post/dredging-set-start-polluted-onondaga-lake <p>New York State environmental officials say dredging and capping pollution in Onondaga Lake will begin this summer.&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Tristan O&rsquo;Neill reports&hellip;</p><p>The work is part of a $451 million project at the Superfund site, where contamination has already been targeted with cleanups at industrial sites and improved wastewater treatment.</p><p>Decades of industrial activity poured mercury and other metals along with solvents and PCBs into the lake northwest of Syracuse.</p> Sat, 02 Jun 2012 15:00:00 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 40230 at http://wamc.org Dredging Set to Start in Polluted Onondaga Lake