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Crews finish task addressing higher-water damage at Port of Oswego dock

OSWEGO — A undertaking at the Port of Oswego that addressed large-h2o hurt to the north finish of the Port Authority’s east functioning dock is now comprehensive.

It was portion of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Resiliency and Economic Advancement Initiative (REDI). 

That dock is positioned straight on Lake Ontario and “highly susceptible” to wave motion and flooding, the New York Condition Office of Transportation (DOT) announced Jan. 15. 

Throughout large-h2o occasions, the existing stone retaining wall failed to break waves, ensuing in a breach of the wall and immediate undercutting of the primary dock. 

It’s the 3rd of five assignments awarded to the Port Authority of Oswego. 

The REDI Commission awarded $300,000 for the project targeted on the east working dock. In overall, the Port Authority of Oswego has been awarded $2,310,000 for five resiliency projects, DOT stated.

“The completion of work on the East Working Dock will make certain the

Could This Housing Project Be A Design For Addressing Homelessness On Kauai?

LIHUE, Kauai—A few months in the past, Christmas 2020 loomed as rather bleak for D.J. Kaneakua and his son, Drayden, 7. They ended up homeless, dwelling in beach parks, parking heaps or areas on the avenue in Kaneakua’s Toyota 4Runner.

He experienced been laid off from his occupation as a routine maintenance employee in Kalaheo as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kaneakua, 36, parked anywhere he could — never for very prolonged — but stayed targeted on his part as a solitary father raising his son by yourself.

But then, a couple months in the past, he heard about a new intricate the Kauai County Housing Company has been building on land initially set apart as a park in honor of Spark Matsunaga, a Kauai native who, after numerous conditions in the U.S. Dwelling of Reps, served as a U.S. senator from 1971 to 1977. He died in 1990.

Here’s just one notion for addressing occupational segregation

This 12 months, the Federal Reserve kicked off a series of situations aimed at comprehension how structural racism influences the overall economy. As component of that sequence, “Marketplace’s” Kimberly Adams moderated a panel discussion centered on racism and work. Lecturers, workers rights advocates and small business leaders talked about problems linked to occupational segregation and discrimination, and laid out their strategies for addressing them. 

“A just and inclusive financial system is only achievable by centering racial fairness,” claimed Rebecca Dixon, government director of the National Work Law Project. “The actuality that a disproportionate share of men and women in underpaid, insecure and unsafe employment are Black and brown is not unavoidable, nor is it accidental. Possibility is segregated in the United States.”

To dig into that thought a very little deeper, Adams talked with Dixon about what occupational segregation is and how investing in the Equal Employment Possibility