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Scenic Hudson: New Study Details Oil Spill Risks on Hudson River

Scenic Hudson: New Study Details Oil Spill Risks on Hudson River

New study provides first-ever comprehensive scientific analysis of risks to drinking water, habitats, riverfront communities. Report comes as U.S. Department of Transportation repeals rule requiring more efficient brakes on trains carrying crude oil, other flammable substances HUDSON VALLEY—Polluted habitats and beaches ...
Understanding the Behavior and Impact of a Hudson River Oil Spill

Understanding the Behavior and Impact of a Hudson River Oil Spill

Scenic Hudson: To further protect the Hudson River and lands surrounding it, Scenic Hudson commissioned the first-ever Hudson River Oil Spill Risk Assessment. It provides quantitative and qualitative information on the likelihood of oil spills occurring on the river, and ...
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 ...
Anchorages Victories—But Hudson Still Needs Protection

Anchorages Victories—But Hudson Still Needs Protection

Scenic Hudson: Many of you were among the 10,000 citizen advocates who told the U.S. Coast Guard to drop its proposal to create 10 new anchorage sites for 43 huge barges carrying crude oil and other poisonous chemicals. This voice ...
Scenic Hudson asks public to urge Gov. Cuomo to sign Anchorages Bill

Scenic Hudson asks public to urge Gov. Cuomo to sign Anchorages Bill

Scenic Hudson: In June the state Senate and Assembly passed legislation that authorizes the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to take steps to protect the most sensitive and important areas of the Hudson River and communities along its banks ...
Scenic Hudson urges public to call elected officials this week, before time runs out to avoid oil disaster

Scenic Hudson urges public to call elected officials this week, before time runs out to avoid oil disaster

Scenic Hudson: NYS Senate Temporary President John J. Flanagan needs to hear from you today to advance legislation that could protect our Hudson River and Hudson Valley communities from a major oil accident—explosion or spill—that could threaten our health and ...
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 ...
Film Screening and Forum on the anchorages at Upstate Films, Rhinebeck

Film Screening and Forum on the anchorages at Upstate Films, Rhinebeck

Scenic Hudson will hold a community forum and screening of three short films your seat at Upstate Films in Rhinebeck.  The screening includes acclaimed filmmaker Jon Bowermaster’s Hudson River at Risk series as well as a new Scenic Hudson 3D video simulation of barge anchorages proposed for ...
Scenic Hudson asks Homeland Security to sink anchorages

Scenic Hudson asks Homeland Security to sink anchorages

Westfair Communications: An environmental group has asked the Department of Homeland Security to stop a proposal to create anchorages on the Hudson River before Donald Trump becomes president. Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson Inc., cited security concerns in a ...
Scenic Hudson Weighs in on Major Threats Posed by New Hudson River Anchorages

Scenic Hudson Weighs in on Major Threats Posed by New Hudson River Anchorages

River Journal Online: Scenic Hudson has submitted formal comments on the rulemaking process of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) regarding proposed new anchorage grounds on the Hudson River. As a result of the many significant threats described in the comments, ...
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