TITLE

Going Green to Protect Onondaga Lake

PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
New York State Conservationist;Aug2010, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the green infrastructure project for the protection of Onondaga Lake in the state of New York in the U.S. It states that the project was launched by the Onondaga County Executive Joanne M. Mahoney and involves the community by educating them on design standards for highways and homes. The article discusses the storm water management system of the county as well as the "Save the Rain" campaign for the community that encourages the use of barrels to capture water and enhance the water quality of the lake.
ACCESSION #
52768538

 

Related Articles

  • Bring Commerce Back to Shores of Onondaga.  // Business Journal (Central New York);7/5/2002, Vol. 16 Issue 27, p31 

    Editorial. Comments on the effort of the government to cleanup the Onondaga Lake in New York. Expected completion of the cleanup work; Source of fund for removing the contamination.

  • Where muck needs raking. Keene, M. // Sierra;Jan/Feb90, Vol. 75 Issue 1, p136 

    Describes the pollution of New York state's Onondaga Lake. Allied Chemical Company the biggest polluter; Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan proposes Onondaga Lake Restoration Act to clean up lake.

  • DRY WEIGHT DEPOSITION IN POLLUTED ONONDAGA LAKE, NEW YORK, U.S.A. Effler, Steven W.; Brooks, Carol M. // Water, Air & Soil Pollution;1998, Vol. 103 Issue 1-4, p389 

    Documents short- and long-term trends in dry weight composition rates for polluted Onondaga Lake in New York, based on analyses of sediment trap collections made below the epilimnion at a single deep-water location over the 1980-1992 period using cylindrical traps. Dry weight rates obtained...

  • N.Y. Eyes $100 Million Offering for Unclean Onondaga Lake. McKaig, Ryan // Bond Buyer;7/2/2001, Vol. 337 Issue 31172, p44 

    Reports on a series of projects aimed at restoring Onondaga Lake in New York. Bond issue planned to help finance the projects; Threats to the projects; Other sources of funding for the projects.

  • Cleanup Finalized for Lower Ley Creek Portion of Onondaga Lake Site;.  // Hazardous Waste/Superfund Alert;10/15/2014, Vol. 36 Issue 18, p2 

    The article discusses a plan made by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to clean up contaminated soil at the Lower Ley Creek area of the Onondaga Lake Superfund Site located in New York City. It informs that discharges from industries contaminated the soil and sediment with hazardous...

  • Stormwater Two Cities, One Goal. SELDOMRIDGE, BEN // WaterWorld;Apr2015, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p18 

    The article discusses the one goal of the two cities such as Lancaster, Pennsylvania and Syracuse, New York to capture and save stormwater. Topics mentioned include the imposed stormwater regulations by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the creation of the programs "Save It" by...

  • OEI is committed to restoring Onondaga Lake Watershed. Doherty, Julie // Business Journal (Central New York);8/27/2010, Vol. 24 Issue 35, p19 

    The article discusses the commitment of the Onondaga Environmental Institute (OEI) to help in the restoration of the Onondaga Lake Watershed in Syracuse, New York. It states that local community members visualized the future of the Onondaga Creek to be fishable and swimmable. It notes the...

  • Burrowing in to create a secure, entertaining haven for family and friends. Lundquist, Sally // Grand Rapids Magazine;Apr95, Vol. 32 Issue 4, Home Design Planner 1995 p6 

    Reports on home design trends in Michigan. Belief of designers at the 1995 Grand Rapids Magazine Design Forum that cocooning and burrowing trends appeal to West Michigan residents; Prospective home buyers' preference for multifunctional rooms; Home office as a trend; Remodeling activities;...

  • The Western home notebook. Whiteley, Peter O. // Sunset;Jul98, Vol. 201 Issue 1, p96 

    Opinion. Focuses on the construction of Western homes while looking at deck surfaces. Variety of treated woods used to build homes; Information on the synthetic lumber product called SmartDeck; Contact point for more information.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics