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Scenic Hudson Supports U.S. Rep. Maloney Request for Coast Guard Assessment of Anchoring by Crude Oil Barges

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Andy Bicking
Director of Public Policy & Special Projects
914 489 1568,

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson supports the call by U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney that the U.S. Coast Guard must adhere to four basic principles as it conducts its Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) for the Hudson River. These principles will ensure that all stakeholders, including communities and environmental organizations, have a meaningful voice in the process.

Conservation Deal Further Protects Largest Tidal Wetland on Hudson River

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Adds 132 acres to popular RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary

CATSKILL (Greene County)—Scenic Hudson’s protection of 132 acres adjacent to its RamsHorn-Livingston Sanctuary ensures this land will continue sustaining one of the most unique and unspoiled habitats along the Hudson River estuary and will help the region be more resilient to the impacts of climate change.

Movie Nights Return to the Poughkeepsie Waterfront

Monday, July 3, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

The MHR Foundation, with the help of Scenic Hudson and several other not-for-profits and area businesses, are pleased once again to present movie nights at Upper Landing Park at 83 N. Water St. in Poughkeepsie. Movie Nights Under the Walkway offer FREE family-friendly movies open to the public, as well as musical entertainment and food vendors. Join us for Movies Under the Walkway!

Saturday, July 8

Scenic Hudson Reacts to U.S. Rep. Maloney Announcement about Halting Expanded Anchoring by Crude-Oil Barges

Thursday, June 29, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Andy Bicking
Director of Public Policy & Special Projects, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Cell: 914 489 1568

UPDATE: Upon careful review of Coast Guard policy, it’s now clear that the development outlined below does not effectively eliminate the proposal to anchor many more crude-oil barges on the Hudson. It creates a structured process for evaluating the potential need for anchorages and their risk to the public, the environment and our communities. See this page for more information on the Coast Guard process.