Author Topic: Moan Moan Moan!  (Read 21 times)

Doug K

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Re: Moan Moan Moan!
« on: October 16, 2019, 05:32:40 pm »
This project was not about erosion control,  where did Erosion Control come from? Isn't this the guy who moved away from NY State and now lives in Ohio. Why doesn't he worry about his own state's unsafe Ohio & Erie Canal Embankment Dams?

It's a good thing that the Earthen Embankment Integrity Program was about FIXING unsafe dams...that is what was done . Just an FYI...the NY Canal Corporation used the best erosion control known for safer dam vegetative covering... it's called grass.

Once again, expecting those in the STCC movement who "banked" on having tree-covered embankment dams will never be happy with the NEW grass covering these dams. It's going to be one of these reasons in the end that gets in their way:

1) Maybe the GRASS is too short compared to what was there, too much change from hundred foot tall danger trees?

2) Perhaps the grass covered DAM is too much of a reminder of the STCC Leadership's total ignorance towards public safety?

3) Maybe is the simple fact that the embankments were "clear-cut" for the safety & sustainability of the Erie Canal not "quick cash" like these folks originally said...how foolish that was.

Who knows?

But the real question is fast becoming this...
Does anyone really care anymore, about what the Stop the Canal Clear-cut Group thinks regarding the Erie Canal and it's unsafe Dams?

And the best answer to that question, for all NY State communities situated along the Erie Canal is this...
Certainly not those people working hard to make the NYS Canal Embankments safe once again...for another 100 years..

Get your earplugs, start the chainsaws, it's time to make more Canal Embankments safe in 2019. The NYS Canal System closed today, for the Navigation Season which means it's now OPEN for more, much needed, maintenance and dam remediation work.

Time to see what EEIP can do for You!
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