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Executive Director Sawyer Bailey Testifies Before NYS Senate & Assembly 

On January 24, AdkAction Executive Director Sawyer Bailey testified at the NY State Legislature Joint Budget Hearing on Transportation. She shared some of the negative impacts overuse of road salt has had on people in the Adirondacks, including salt contamination of drinking water. She urged the State to adopt salt reduction practices that are already being used successfully by municipal road crews in our Clean Water Safe Roads partnership.

Read Sawyer Bailey’s full testimony here

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