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Woodlawn Beach State Park will receive $75,000 from the Environmental Protection Fund to help pay for the conversion of a pump station.

“I am always looking for ways to help clean up the water so that the residents of Hamburg and other Western New Yorkers can enjoy this great beach,” said State Sen. Mark Grisanti, R-Buffalo, who heads up the Senate’s Environmental Conservation Committee and who secured the funding.

“This is yet another opportunity to enhance Woodlawn Beach, which is quickly becoming a regional tourist destination,” Hamburg Supervisor Steven Walters said.

The estimated cost of the project is $120,000 and includes running water and sewer lines to the old pump station, according to Walters. The building will be partitioned into handicapped-accessible lavatory facilities and storage space. Also, the exterior of the building will receive architectural features to fit in with the beach setting.