This fight is not nearly over. Vigilance is required. And the state has empowered itself by setting conditions and rules under which such vessels may enter and use the river.
New Law Effectively Blocks Proposed Hudson River Anchorage Sites
Co-sponsored by an assemblymember from Yonkers and signed by Governor Cuomo, the new law grants the state sweeping oversight to limit future sites.
NY Gov. Cuomo signs legislation ensuring state-level review of Hudson River anchorage plans
“Governor Cuomo has taken bold and decisive action by signing into law legislation that protects the Hudson River from barges and tanker ships that carry dangerous petroleum-based products” — Scenic Hudson
New Law Allows NY To Restrict Oil Tanker Hudson Anchorages
The proposal prompted opposition from thousands of Hudson Valley residents who feared the plan would threaten the environment and spoil scenic river views
Assemblymember Barrett’s Bill To Safeguard The Hudson River Is Signed Into Law
New York’s shared jurisdiction of river strengthened by enactment of anchorages legislation, A.6825A/S.5197B
Governor Cuomo Signs Legislation to Protect the Hudson
Bill to Prevent the Hudson River from Becoming an Oil Barge Parking Lot Becomes Law
Write Governor Cuomo — Protect the Hudson River from Oil Barges
The deadline for signing on is Thursday, October 19 at 6:00 pm.
Coast Guard to hold webinars on Hudson River anchorages on Oct. 18
Two sessions – 10am and 7pm
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