“We stood on this waterfront a few months ago, all of us, and we made a promise to the people of the Hudson Valley that we would kill this proposal, and we have delivered on this promise,” Mahoney said.
New Anchorage Proposals will be Opposed
“We won’t take our eyes of the ball when it comes to the anchorages, and we’ll keep working to make sure the proposal stays dead.”— Rep. Mahoney
Coast Guard scuttles Hudson River anchorage proposal, at least for now (Media Roundup)
“From what we can determine at this point, the Coast Guard has rightly found that new anchorages along the Hudson were not one of the agreed-upon recommendations to come out of the PAWSA workshops.” — Scenic Hudson
Coast Guard releases Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Report
Through the PAWSA, the Coast Guard identified ambiguity in existing Hudson River anchorage regulations. The Coast Guard is currently reviewing options to address this issue.
Runaway barge destroys pier of Irvington Boat and Beach Club
The barge that destroyed the Irvington pier was one of six that floated away in the 50+ mph winds on Friday.
Coast Guard Beaches Six Barges That Went Loose On Hudson
There have been no reports of injuries or pollution at this time.
Communities that drink from Hudson River push for further water protection
The group is tackling the barge anchorages issue, and share a concern that more anchorages could lead to more traffic and potential pollution.
America’s oil exports are booming — and lifting prices
He predicted the United States could eventually be a top four oil exporter, surpassing OPEC countries like Iran, Iraq and the United Arab Emirates.