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

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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