BUFFALO, NY-- For the past two weeks, our watchdog partners at Investigative Post have been grilling the Cuomo administration, which has a grand plan to open Gallagher Beach along Lake Erie to swimming.
One problem: Buffalo's great industrial past has left a trail of potentially dangerous chemicals there. So no one knows for sure if the water's safe.
For weeks, the state wouldn't commit, or even talk about, what, if any, tests they were prepared to do.
Investigative Post Report Dan Telvock talked to state officials on Wednesday about the safety of the waters by Gallagher beach.
You can read more of the story at investigativepost.org