Broad coalition challenges Clean Air violations at Albany crude-by-rail terminal

Broad coalition challenges Clean Air violations at Albany crude-by-rail terminal

Earthjustice: A broad coalition consisting of the County of Albany, a tenants association, and several environmental groups filed a lawsuit today in federal court charging that a major crude-by-rail conglomerate is operating in violation of the Clean Air Act. The Global facility ...
New York Says "Not So Fast" to Tar Sands Facility on the Hudson River

New York Says “Not So Fast” to Tar Sands Facility on the Hudson River

NRDC: In a stunning and laudable reversal, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has required Global Partners’ Port of Albany air permit application to undergo a full environmental review. Global’s air permit application is part of its plans to retrofit ...
A risky cargo on the Hudson River

A risky cargo on the Hudson River

New York World: A pair of oil barges idling at the Port of Albany loomed over the waterfront recently, dwarfing two tugboats and a flock of seagulls that floated by on the Hudson River. The barges, both 116 feet long ...
U.S. barge operators transport domestic crude on inland rivers

U.S. barge operators transport domestic crude on inland rivers

Professional Mariner: Until two years ago, the southerly movement of crude oil by barge between the Midwest and the Gulf Coast was almost nonexistent. As a result of a boom in domestic oil production — particularly in the Bakken Shale formation ...
Bayway refinery in Linden, N.J

Global Partners ends plan to ship more oil down Hudson River

NorthJersey.com: The amount of oil being shipped down the Hudson River may not increase as significantly as expected after a company pulled plans to transfer crude from trains to barges at a facility 50 miles north of the George Washington ...
The Record: Oil on the Hudson

The Record: Oil on the Hudson

NorthJersey.com: THE SAD, environment-altering saga of the Exxon Valdez was written off the Alaskan coast 25 years ago. The tanker struck a reef in Prince William Sound and spilled millions of gallons of oil into the water, creating an environmental ...
Crude on the Hudson: NYS must act now to prevent a disaster

Crude on the Hudson: NYS must act now to prevent a disaster

NRDC: The future health of the Hudson River depends heavily on decisions that the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation must make soon. That may sound like the-sky-is-falling overstatement, but it’s not. New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo seems pretty ...
Riverkeeper: Crude Oil Transport

Riverkeeper: Crude Oil Transport

Riverkeeper: 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 that snakes thousands of miles by rail, barge and ...
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