Westchester County Executive Asks Public To Fight Federal Plan For Westchester Barge Anchorages

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Daily Voice: Westchester County Executive Robert Astorino recently stood along the shores of the Hudson River with local elected officials, environmentalists and private citizens to urge the the public to voice concerns regarding the federal government’s plans to create up to 10 commercial barge anchorages in close proximity to the Westchester coastline. The U.S. Coast Guard recently unveiled a plan … Read More

Groups Oppose Hudson Barge Anchorage Proposal

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Public News Service: A proposal to establish 10 anchorage points for commercial vessels traveling the Hudson River is coming under fire. The plan would create berths for up to 43 ships and barges between Yonkers and Ulster County. Andy Bicking, director of public policy with the environmental group Scenic Hudson, says not only would the plan turn reclaimed waterfront into … Read More

Hudson River anchorages proposal concerns Kingston Sailing Club

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Daily Freeman: A proposal for three Hudson River anchorage sites near Rhinebeck, Kingston and Port Ewen could disrupt long-standing Kingston Sailing Club events that have attracted water craft enthusiasts from around the country. Club officials filed comments with the U.S. Coast Guard saying the choice of locations — which among 10 new parking lots proposed for barges and tugs — … Read More