Federal Funds Announced For Northern Forest Economic Study

Plattsburgh, NY – Three upstate New York Congressmen have announced federal funding for a study of the economies of the Northern Forest region. The Northern Forest stretches from New York, thru Vermont and New Hampshire, into Maine. The funds will help develop an economic development strategy for communities thru-out that region that does not, at the same time, endanger the natural resources of the forested area. WAMC's North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has more.