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A Healthy Hudson Matters in Your Life

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

New EPA head says river needs a fix—film series highlights how you can help

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has failed to compel polluter General Electric to remove toxins that still contaminate the Hudson River and its fish. GE cleaned up some of the PCBs, but the job isn’t finished—and getting it right is essential for restoring public health and jobs. We’re still not able to enjoy the river safely for things like fishing and swimming, and the pollution continues to impede economic opportunities.

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

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;
Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239,
George Potanovic, Jr., Rockland Water Coalition, 845 429 2020,

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).