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Port Authority to invest $4M in Staten Island’s Pouch Camp

by @ 11:32 am on April 27, 2012. Tags:
Filed under Camp Pouch, Scouting in the News

Some good news on the fight to save Camp Pouch in the Staten Island Advance

The Port Authority is expected to invest approximately $4 million into the preservation of Pouch Camp, a beloved Scouting campground once threatened by residential development, the Advance has learned.

A source close to the project said the money comes from the bi-state agency’s $60 million Harbor Estuary Program, which allows the funding of ecologically valuable projects using revenue generated from seaport activity and not from tolls.

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