When marine safety collides with environmental advocacy and non-maritime business interests, the discussion can be contentious, confusing and cumbersome.
Op-Ed opposes legislation restricting oil barges on the Hudson
“New York’s new tanker law is just the latest in a litany of anti-energy measures enacted under the governorship of Andrew Cuomo.” — Jordan McGillis, a policy analyst at the Institute for Energy Research
Environmentalists urge DEC to establish strong regulations for “Tanker Avoidance Zones” to protect Hudson from oil barges
We hope that you will agree that protecting the Hudson River from petroleum-bearing vessels through implementing the strongest possible regulations.
Editorial: Public vigilance key to ensuring Hudson River safety
After a dismal start, better strides are being made, but history shows how important it is for the public to pay attention and speak up when necessary.