Officials protest additional barge anchorage sites on Hudson

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Westchester News 12: Officials and environmentalists are speaking out against a proposal to allow more commercial boats on the Hudson River. The politicians and environmentalists joined forces Tuesday to raise a red flag about a controversial new plan by the Coast Guard to establish 10 new anchorage sites for barges – the size of football fields –  on the Hudson River … Read More

Elected Officials Criticize USCG Proposal On Anchorage Sites In The Hudson

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WAMC: The U.S. Coast Guard is considering establishing anchorage grounds in the Hudson River from Westchester to Ulster County. But local elected officials and environmentalists criticize the proposal — and what they say is a lack of transparency and public involvement. From Yonkers to Kingston, the Coast Guard proposes 10 anchorage sites for commercial vessels along the Hudson River. Local elected … Read More

Cortlandt Asks Public’s Help In Battling Barge Anchor Proposals

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Daily Voice: Cortlandt is asking the public to back it in its fight against a proposal to build barge anchorages in the Hudson River. Supervisor Linda Puglisi said the Town Board voted unanimously last week to formalize its opposition to the U.S. Coast Guard plan. It has asked the agency to have public hearings on the plan in Cortlandt and … Read More