Otis Announces Expanded $2.5 Billion for Clean Water Programs in NYS Budget

The State Budget, which passed this weekend, provides a $2.5 billion commitment for a variety of clean water programs including expansion of the municipal grant program initiated by Assemblyman Steve Otis (D-Rye) in 2015.

“Governor Cuomo’s $2.5 billion Clean Water Act places New York at the forefront of a multi-pronged approach to address the diverse drinking water and water quality challenges across our state,” said Otis. “I am very pleased that the municipal grant program we began in 2015 will be expanded and continued with over $1 billion allocated for municipal projects over the next five years.”

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