Michael Newhard http://wamc.org en Maloney pushes dam safety legislation http://wamc.org/post/maloney-pushes-dam-safety-legislation <p></p><p></p><p>NEWBURGH – There are 400 dams in New York State that are classified as high-hazard and 100 of them are in Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s 18th District in Putnam, Westchester, Orange and Dutchess counties.</p><p>The freshman Democrat announced on Wednesday that he would introduce legislation next week to provide a new national dam safety program; the previous one expired in 2011.</p> Thu, 04 Apr 2013 12:06:39 +0000 Hank Gross 61419 at http://wamc.org Maloney pushes dam safety legislation