New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens, right, speaks during a board meeting of the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. as Matthew Driscoll, ... more 
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens, right, speaks during a board meeting of the New York State Environmental Facilities Corp. as Matthew Driscoll, president of the EFC, listens on Thursday, June 26, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. The EFC has approved Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use $511 million in loans from a clean water fund to help finance the new Tappan Zee Bridge. It's now subject to approval by the Thruway Authority and Public Authorities Control Board. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Mike Groll
Thu, Jun 26, 2014 2:18 PM EDT