Save the Rain EPA praises Onondaga County for green infrastructure work By Ryan Delaney • Oct 22, 2013 Ryan Delaney / WRVO A top official at the Environmental Protection Agency was in Syracuse on Monday to highlight the county's work in green infrastructure. Hitting on Onondaga County's Save the Rain program, EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe outlined the agency's updated national green infrastructure strategy. Onondaga Lake cleanup underway By David Chanatry • Aug 21, 2012 borisvolodnikov / Flickr After 100 years of environmental assault, Onondaga Lake in Syracuse became known as the most polluted lake in America. But now the final stage of a cleanup is underway. Saving rain in the suburbs By Ellen Abbott • May 28, 2012 amandabhslater / Flickr Onondaga County could soon be saving rain in the suburbs. Lawmakers are considering expansion of the "Save the Rain" program, which has already kept 125 million gallons of water out of the sewage treatment plant in the city of Syracuse.