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New NY Bridge / Tappan Zee Bridge Replacement

The Department of Environmental Conservation issued its permit for the New NY Bridge on March 25, 2013. DEC's approval includes an extensive program of rigorous fish and water quality protections. The permit requires a ten million dollar suite of environmental enhancements, consisting of research measures and ecological improvements, in the Hudson River. A copy of DEC's permit and other environmental reports related to the bridge may be found at the New NY Bridge website (see link in right column; leaves DEC website).

NYS DEC Contact Person:
John J. Ferguson
NYS DEC - Division of Environmental Permits
625 Broadway, 4th Floor
Albany, NY 12233-1750
Phone: (518) 402-9167
Fax: (518) 402-9168
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