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2014 Eastern NY Chapter Air & Waste Management Association (13th Annual) Earth Day Grant Program Summary

School Name


Project Name


The Adirondack Educational Center/BOCES

Saranac Lake

Biodiesel Production for Regional Schools


Argyle Central Schools


Environmental Survey of Carter’s Pond


Arongen Elementary School

Clifton Park

Rain Barrels for Arongen Elementary School Gardens


Brushton-Moira Central School


Pond Project


Coxsackie Elementary School


Aquatic Learning Lab Phase 1


Doane Stuart School


Green Roof Data Collection Tools


Forest Park Elementary School


Clean Pail Club (CPC); How close can we get to an empty garbage pail?


Jefferson Central School


Stream Watch


Kingston Catholic School


Trout in the Classroom


Knickerbacker Middle School


KMS Red Team Courtyard Garden


LaSalle Institute


Ray Catcher


Mechanicville High School


Solar Powered Hydroponic Water Reclamation Greenhouse Part Deux


Mountain Road School

East Nassau

Hand House Well Rain Chain


Niskayuna High School


Karst Hydrology Study of John Boyd Thacher Park


Robert C. Parker School


The Pond and Beyond: Water Quality Downstream


Saint Mary’s School


Operation Solar Science


Schenectady High School


Kid Wind: Small Scale Energy


South Glens Falls High School

So. Glens Falls

South Glens Falls 6th Annual EarthFest Event


Stamford Central School


Water, Water, Everywhere!


Voorheesville Garden Project


Save The Monarchs


Webutuck Central School


Exploring Mechanical Engineering: Hydraulic Robotic Arms


Total Amount Funded



Total Grant Applications Received = 46,    Total Grant Amount Requested = $30,136

Sources of Funding for 2014 Grant Program (Earth Day Sponsors):

Platinum Level ($1,000+)

Gold Level ($500-$999)

Silver Level ($250-499)

Bronze Level ($50-249)

Foundation for Engineering Education ($2,500)

Lafarge North America

David Roecker

Dina Ayers

Young/Sommer LLC

Daniel Lang

Eastern New York AWMA Chapter ($2,050)

O’Brien & Gere Limited

C.T Male Associates (Host of Nov. 2013 Meeting)

Paul Rappleyea

As part of our fundraising efforts for the 2014 Grant Program, proceeds from the 2nd Annual Peter B. Desrochers Memorial Golf Tournament held September 27, 2013 (±$5,500) included sponsorships from CDM Smith; Consulting for Health, Air, Nature, & a Greener Environment, LLC; AMEC Environment & Infrastructure Inc.; Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP; Barton & Loguidice, P.C.; O’Brien & Gere; Covanta Energy; ALS Environmental; C.T. Male Associates; Layne Well Drilling; Young/Sommer, LLC; Harris Beach PLLC; Accutest Laboratories; Adirondack Environmental Services; Alpha Analytical; Pace Analytical; M.J. Engineering and Land Surveying, P.C.; Foit-Albert Associates; Phillips Lytle LLP; and David & Sandy Stoll.

2014 Education Committee Members

Joe Farron, C.T. Male Associates (Chairperson)

Rod Aldrich, Sterling Environmental Engineering, P.C.

Dina Ayers, Con-Test Analytical Laboratories

Janet Forsell, O’Brien & Gere

Dan Lang, ARCADIS U.S., Inc.

Georgie Lussier, Foit-Albert Associates

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