Join Scenic Hudson Director of Public Policy Andy Bicking and Dutchess County Legislator Joel Tyner on Tuesday, October 18th at 5:30 p.m., Rhinebeck Town Hall.
New York crude oil hub subject to new environmental review
What DEC has clearly decided is it’s going to completely re-examine the previous permit decisions that have allowed Albany to become the major crude oil hub in the Northeast. That’s huge,” said Kate Hudson of Riverkeeper.
Proposed anchorages could unleash flood of petroleum shipping on Hudson
A spill would also imperil the water supply of 100,000 people who get their drinking water from the Hudson.
Sustainable Saturday Answers Your Hudson Anchorage Questions
Accidents do happen. The increased crude oil traffic, along with maneuvers in and out of multi-ship anchorages, will only up the odds
Victory for the environment: DEC plans full review of Albany oil terminal operation and impacts on the Hudson
The review must include impacts to the entire Hudson River and the potential of oil spills to set back the river’s recovery.
Ulster County lawmakers vote unanimously to oppose new anchorage sites on Hudson River
The Legislature adopted by 18-0 vote, with five legislators absent, a resolution opposing the new anchorages and calling on the U.S. Coast Guard to reconsider its plan.
Sen. Stewart-Cousins Latest To Oppose Riverfront Barge Parking
“Creating a parking lot for barges in Yonkers and the Rivertowns will contribute to the industrialization of the Hudson River — a process that New York State and these communities have spent millions of dollars to reverse.”