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Montgomery County considering survey of debris along Schoharie Creek

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Pieces of creekside homes washed away during tropical storms Irene and Lee are just one type of debris Montgomery County officials expect to find along the Schoharie Creek during a survey likely to be completed before winter. Earlier this week, a Montgomery County task force recommended the Board of Supervisors use a $150,000 Empire State Development grant to hire international engineering company AECOM to perform a debris assessment of the creek. “We don’t know what’s ...

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November 16, 2012
5:40 a.m.

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rather than spending $150,000 for a study,why not have the supervisors or a committee go out and take some pictures and using "top" maps and google earth pictures identify the debris locations and use the money so saved for clean up .

November 16, 2012
5:43 a.m.

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The Google Earth pictures are over a year old, so I'm not sure if it would be super helpful, but maybe. It was taken after Irene.