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Brighton board will ask to state to stop canal clearing

Brighton board will ask to state to stop canal clearing

December 13, 2017 11:27 PM

Brighton's town board voted Wednesday to ask the state to stop cutting down trees along the Erie Canal.

A $2 million project is underway to cut down the trees. State leaders say it will prevent flooded homes near the canal. It's upset some environmentalists.

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Brighton leaders are sending a letter to the state asking that the project be put on hold.

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