Congressman Bill Owens today applauded news reports that IBM and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute are working together to offer improved, scientific monitoring of Lake George's environmental health. Owens offered the following statement on the reports:
"Lake George is a tremendous economic asset and a vital component of the Adirondack region's unique character," Owens said. "It is imperative that we protect the environmental health of the Lake for local residents, for visitors to the area and for future generations to enjoy. I am confident Lake George's best days lie ahead, and I applaud the work being done to ensure its future for all of us."