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Post-Irene stream bed work approaching start

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Design plans for Schoharie County’s massive post-Irene stream reconstruction project reached a milestone Friday and officials this week said work is expected to begin within months. The roughly $21 million project, focusing on eight stretches of creeks and streams mangled in 2011 by the back-to-back tropical storms, is considered the biggest emergency watershed protection project funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation Service in New York state. The county’s Planning and Development ...

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