Federal lawmakers fight Hudson anchorages


lohud.com: The federal fight against the Hudson River anchorage plan has been revived, with two lawmakers re-introducing legislation to prevent the Coast Guard from establishing new moorings for commercial ships off local shores.

On Monday, Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney, D-Cold Spring, and Eliot Engel, D-Bronx, along with Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, gathered on the Yonkers waterfront Monday to tout the a bill that would halt any plan by the U.S. Coast Guard to allow commercial vessels to moor at 10 locations in the Hudson River between Yonkers and Kingston, including areas near Montrose and Tompkins Cove. Watch the news report.

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