Several of the proposed alternatives could threaten the very existence of the Hudson as a living river.
River groups offer navigation safety measures for Hudson, cite risks from barge anchorages proposed by industry
“I believe that the PAWSA workshops were historic, and I am confident they have fostered beneficial new understanding and relationships between stakeholders who have at times been at odds.”— John Lipscomb, Riverkeeper’s Patrol Boat Captain
Coast Guard anchorage suspension is not a done deal, says Riverkeeper
“After this information gathering, they may in fact, reinitiate the rulemaking and support the industry’s request for anchorages…. We hope the public will not relax its vigilance one tiny bit.” — Riverkeeper VP John Lipscomb.
Follow the facts on Hudson River anchorage plan, Riverkeeper captain says
He states that vessels are limited to 48 hours at any location. While that may be true in New York Harbor, it is not the case farther north. And 42 of the 43 new anchorage sites would allow “long term” use.
Riverkeeper: Fireside chat with the The Hudson: A River at Risk
WHEN: February 16, 2017: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
WHERE: St. James’ Episcopal Church 4526 Albany Post Rd, Hyde Park, New York
Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson to Sue Oil Transport Company for Violating Clean Air Act
With very little public awareness and no study of environmental impacts, the oil industry has made the Hudson Valley into one arm of a dangerous “virtual pipeline” for crude oil — Riverkeeper
Riverkeeper submits comments on proposed Hudson River anchorages
“In my experience – and, I believe, in the history of the Hudson Valley – there has never been an outpouring of love and caring for the river such as we have seen in this case,” said John Lipscomb, Riverkeeper’s Patrol Boat Captain and Vice President for Advocacy.
6 things you should know about the proposed Hudson River anchorages
Riverkeeper: 1. They say it’s about safety. But it’s really about oil. In its request to the Coast Guard, the shipping industry made very clear what’s driving this: “For several years the United States of America has developed as a major energy producing nation and the great port of Albany as a leading export for … trade of American Bakken Crude Oil … Read More
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