Research Grants/Fellowships/SBIR

History of Water Disputes in the Saratoga Springs Region of NY

EPA Grant Number: F8P41063
Title: History of Water Disputes in the Saratoga Springs Region of NY
Investigators: Dodge, Nadine
Institution: Skidmore College
EPA Project Officer: Boddie, Georgette
Project Period: August 7, 2008 through April 25, 2010
Project Amount: $41,500
RFA: GRO Fellowships for Undergraduate Environmental Study (2008) RFA Text |  Recipients Lists
Research Category: Academic Fellowships

Objective:

Investigate the social and legal factors that threaten clean and abundant freshwater supplies in the upper Hudson River Basin. Research involved methodologies ranging from state archival research to ethnographic interviews with local citizens and historians. Determine the impact and effectiveness of common law in water related environmental problem solving.