hoosic river http://wamc.org en Mass. Senate Passes Environmental Bond Bill; Includes Funding For Hoosic River Project http://wamc.org/post/mass-senate-passes-environmental-bond-bill-includes-funding-hoosic-river-project <p>The Massachusetts Senate unanimously passed an environmental bond bill Thursday that includes funding for many projects in western Massachusetts. The four-year, $1.9 billion plan fund projects aimed at land and waterway conservation as well as clean energy initiatives.</p><p>If passed, the legislation would provide nearly $9 million for design and construction of the Hoosic River Restoration project in North Adams.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 20:37:38 +0000 Jim Levulis 94676 at http://wamc.org Mass. Senate Passes Environmental Bond Bill; Includes Funding For Hoosic River Project North Adams Community Conversation Will Address Aging Flood Chutes http://wamc.org/post/north-adams-community-conversation-will-address-aging-flood-chutes <p>The cement-walled flood chutes that travel through North Adams are now over 60-years old, and concerns over the safety and integrity of the structures have been on the minds of many city residents for years.</p><p></p><p>Judy Grinnell, President of Hoosic River Revival, said the conversation about how to address the flood chutes and improve the quality of life in North Adams first began in 2008.</p> Fri, 14 Jun 2013 16:35:16 +0000 Lucas Willard 67044 at http://wamc.org North Adams Community Conversation Will Address Aging Flood Chutes