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Opportunities to Learn About Hudson River Valley’s Natural Resources and How to Help Care for Them

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740
jburgess@scenichudson.org

HUDSON VALLEY, NY—Come learn the latest about the Hudson Valley’s remarkable natural world and how you can help shape the region’s environmental health, scenic beauty and economically vibrant communities that reflect the needs of all citizens. Scenic Hudson will host three engaging events in which staff and other local experts present cutting-edge strategies for conserving the region’s green assets and creating habitats and waterfront development that will be resilient to climate change impacts.

Groups Commend PSC’s Rejection of Suez Rate Proposal

Thursday, January 26, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845 891 3148; hcarlock@scenichudson.org
Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239, cweathers@riverkeeper.org
George Potanovic, Jr., Rockland Water Coalition, 845 429 2020, RocklandWater@gmail.com

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper say the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) made the right decision to reject a Joint Proposal that would have saddled Rockland County ratepayers with an almost $90-million charge for the costs of an abandoned desalination plant while implementing a poorly designed conservation plan for the county’s water system, run by Suez Water New York, Inc. (Suez).

RIVERFRONT ACTION: Hudson Valley Residents and Leaders Speak Out in Opposition to Proposed Hudson River Anchorages

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 -- Audrey Friedric...

Hudson Valley residents and elected officials are expressing major concerns about a proposal by the U.S. Coast Guard to adopt regulations that would establish 10 new anchorage grounds for barges and other vessels in the Hudson River between Kingston, Ulster County, and Yonkers, Westchester County. The proposal is the result of a request from the maritime industry, which anticipates transporting higher volumes of crude oil and refined petroleum products through the region due to the lifting of a federal ban on their exportation.

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