147344148998074The Riverkeeper has a landing page with all of its articles and reports about the anchorages, here.  Riverkeeper also has a great collection of photos on Flickr.


Army Corps of Engineers fast-tracks proposal for  floodwall barriers to protect NY Harbor, endangering life of Hudson River

Army Corps of Engineers fast-tracks proposal for floodwall barriers to protect NY Harbor, endangering life of Hudson River

Riverkeeper: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering six different plans for massive offshore barriers and/or land-based floodwalls intended to “manage the risk of coastal storm damage” to New York Harbor and the Hudson Valley. Several of these alternatives ...
River groups offer navigation safety measures for Hudson, cite risks from barge anchorages proposed by industry

River groups offer navigation safety measures for Hudson, cite risks from barge anchorages proposed by industry

Scenic Hudson & Riverkeeper: After taking part in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports and Waterway Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshops, Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper praised the Coast Guard for holding the meetings and reiterated their continued opposition to any ...
Coast Guard anchorage suspension is not a done deal, says Riverkeeper

Coast Guard anchorage suspension is not a done deal, says Riverkeeper

MidHudsonNews.com: The key word is “suspension,” not “termination” of the proposal, said Riverkeeper Vice President of Advocacy John Lipscomb. But, on Wednesday, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (D, NY-18) interpreted the announcement differently. “What I am telling you is they would ...
Follow the facts on Hudson River anchorage plan, Riverkeeper captain says

Follow the facts on Hudson River anchorage plan, Riverkeeper captain says

Re “Anchorages would protect the Hudson,” June 14 letter: The writer recommends that the public should “follow the facts.” He should do the same. He states that industry seeks anchorage designations “so the U.S Coast Guard can properly manage the ...
Riverkeeper: Fireside chat with the The Hudson: A River at Risk

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 12538 map TO ATTEND: Facebook Event A series of short films produced by environmentalist, adventurer and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster will highlight the ...
Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson to Sue Oil Transport Company for Violating Clean Air Act

Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson to Sue Oil Transport Company for Violating Clean Air Act

Ossining Patch: A broad coalition including Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, Albany County, a public housing tenants association, and other environmental and conservation organizations intend to file a federal court lawsuit against Global Companies for failure to have a valid Clean Air Act permit ...
Riverkeeper submits comments on proposed Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper submits comments on proposed Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper: People in the Hudson Valley have spoken up for their river like never before. The last six months have brought out a unified plea in response to a proposal to dramatically increase designated areas for commercial vessels to drop anchor ...
6 things you should know about the proposed Hudson River anchorages

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 ...
Fact-check: Industry’s false claims about Hudson River anchorages

Fact-check: Industry’s false claims about Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper: Riverkeeper, elected officials and the general public are dismayed that some of the arguments being offered by the industry are blatant falsehoods – statements that are easily disputed by the facts. CLAIM: This is nothing new. Vessel operators have been ...
What You Need To Know About the Proposed Hudson River Anchorage Sites

What You Need To Know About the Proposed Hudson River Anchorage Sites

Westchester Magazine: A proposal to establish new anchorage grounds along the Hudson River from Yonkers to Kingston is currently under consideration by the Coast Guard as a means to improve safety and efficiency for massive barges traveling up the river. Presently, the ...
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