New York Times: Bakken Crude, Rolling Through Albany

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New York Times: ALBANY — On a clear December morning two years ago, a 600-foot oceangoing oil tanker called the Stena Primorsk left the Port of Albany on its maiden voyage down the Hudson River laden with 279,000 barrels of crude oil. It quickly ran aground on a sandbar. The incident attracted little attention at the time. The ship’s outer … Read More

Crude on the Hudson: NYS must act now to prevent a disaster


NRDC: The future health of the Hudson River depends heavily on decisions that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation must make soon. That may sound like the-sky-is-falling overstatement, but it’s not. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seems pretty worried, too. On January 28, Cuomo recognized the seriousness of at least part of this issue with an executive order calling for … Read More