Watertown, NY, Aug 11, 2011 — The state authority that operates dams and reservoirs across the North Country voted this week to bail itself out with an internal loan worth more than $3 million.
The Hudson River-Black River Regulating District will shift the money from the region around Watertown and the Black River drainage to pay for operations in the Adirondacks and around the Great Sacandaga Reservoir.
The move has sparked anger from some North Country politicians, who say their communities are being forced to subsidize the state's operations in other parts of the state.
Brian Mann spoke with 8 O'clock Hour host Martha Foley to sort through the controversy. Go to full article