During their recent debate, Republican John Faso and Democrat Zephyr Teachout discussed the Hudson River anchorage proposal. Watch the video starting at 43:50.
Regional Leaders Slam Coast Guard Plan to Anchor Barges on Hudson
“It seems like we’re always fighting something,” said Cortlandt Supervisor Linda Puglisi. “They didn’t ask any of us for input. That in itself is outrageous. Decades of work has gone into cleaning up the Hudson River. We can’t go backwards. I know we will prevail.”
Hudson River anchorage hearing: No Coast Guard, lots of opposition, one defense
“It really boils my blood that the Coast Guard is not here tonight.” — State Sen. David Carlucci
Oct. 18 Forum on the Anchorages in Rhinebeck
Scenic Hudson Director of Public Policy Andy Bicking will speak.
Coast Guard Hudson River Anchorage Hearing Likely to Not Include Coast Guard
Notable in their absence will be representatives from the Coast Guard.
NYS Senators To Hold Public Hearing On Proposed Anchorage Sites
“These anchorages jeopardize our river, the scenic beauty of the Hudson Valley and the safety, frankly, of our communities with these volatile products that would be transported in very large volumes by these barges.”
Coast Guard to skip anchorage meeting Wed., Oct. 19
“We do not intend on attending any public hearings,” said Coast Guard Chief Warrant Officer Allyson Conroy.
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