All $15.8 million of GIGP funding this round has been awarded to environmental justice communities for green stormwater infrastructure projects.
GIGP supports projects across the state that utilize green stormwater infrastructure design and green technologies. Competitive grants are awarded to projects that mitigate the effects of climate change through the implementation of green practices, including green stormwater infrastructure as well as energy efficiency and water efficiency.
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|Regions||Applicant||Project Name||Award Amount||Project Description||Environmental Justice Area|
|Capital District||Albany Water Board||Porous Pavement Basketball Court & Stormwater Management||$2,700,000||The City of Albany will use GIGP funds to rehabilitate an existing impervious basketball court and the surrounding area in one of the most disadvantaged parts of the City. A porous pavement basketball court, bioretention and stormwater street trees will allow for storage during wet weather events that will help to reduce localized flooding and combined sewer overflows to the Hudson River.||Yes|
|Mid-Hudson||City of Yonkers||Saw Mill River Daylighting Phase 4||$1,000,000||The City of Yonkers will use GIGP funds for Phase 4 of the Daylighting of the Saw Mill River. Covered for over 100 years, this phase will further revitalize the City, while also helping to improve the water quality of the Saw Mill River and Hudson River.||Yes|
|New York City||New York City Department of Environmental Protection||Southeast Queens Green Streets||$3,000,000||New York City will use GIGP funds to transform multiple streets into green streets in Jamaica Queens. The City will retrofit the medians with bioretention and stormwater street trees to help reduce localized flooding and combined sewer overflows.||Yes|
|Mohawk Valley||Town of Whitestown||Sauquoit Creek Improvements Phase 3||$3,000,000||The Town of Whitestown will use GIGP funds to build upon previous phases of the Sauquoit Creek Channel and Floodplain Restoration Project. Phase 3 will include a series of floodplain benches and bank stabilization areas to restore the Creek's natural floodplain. This project will reduce the impacts of flooding while helping to improve the water quality of the Mohawk River.||Yes|
|Mid-Hudson||Town of Harrison||Brentwood Brook Floodplain Restoration||$2,600,000||The Town of Harrison will use GIGP funds to restore flood plains within an existing Town Park. This project will provide additional storage during wet weather events to alleviate flooding and help to improve the water quality of the Brentwood Brook.||Yes|
|Mohawk Valley||City of Amsterdam||Water Meter||$2,115,000||The City of Amsterdam will use GIGP funds to install approximately 5000 residential water meters throughout the City. Currently unmetered, the new Advanced Metering Infrastructure meters will encourage water conservation and help improve the water quality of the Mohawk River.||Yes|
|Capital District||Village of Hunter||Water Meter Replacement||$585,000||The Village of Hunter will use GIGP funds to install approximately 1000 Advanced Metering Infrastructure meters. The new meters will track water usage, leaks, and other critical data in real-time throughout the currently unmetered Village. This project will increase water conservation in the Village and help to improve the water quality of the Schoharie Creek.||Yes|
|Capital District||PBF Hudson LLC||Pocketbook Park Green Infrastructure||$800,000||PBF Hudson LLC will use GIGP funds to restore an adaptive reuse historic mill complex in the City of Hudson with green infrastructure. The project will incorporate stormwater street trees, a green roof, porous pavements, bioretention and downspout disconnection to treat stormwater onsite and help to improve the water quality of the Hudson River.||Yes|