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For Release: Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Media Advisory for Wednesday, Nov. 13

Niagara and Orleans Counties REDI Planning Committee to Showcase Newly Awarded Shoreline Resiliency Projects

What: New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Commissioner Erik Kulleseid and Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Abby Snyder will join the Niagara and Orleans counties Resiliency and Economic Development Initiative (REDI) Planning Committee to showcase recently awarded flood resiliency projects in the region. Niagara and Orleans counties are receiving an estimated $49 million in state funding through Governor Andrew Cuomo's REDI for 20 projects.

Who: State Parks Commissioner Erik Kulleseid and DEC Regional Director Abby Snyder will be joined by local elected officials and other stakeholders.

When: NOON, Wednesday, Nov. 13

Where: Somerset Town Hall, 8700 Haight Road, Barker, NY 14012

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