In this audio commentary, recorded for midhudsonnews.com in mid-December 2016, Ned Sullivan calls on two Federal officials—EPA Region 2 Administrator Judith Enck and Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson—to take action on issues important to the Hudson Valley's environment and public health before their terms end in January.
Letter asks EPA to complete review prior to administration changeover
Director of Parks, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x230
As the valley’s chief environmental watchdog, we achieved signal victories this year.
At our newest public park—287-acre Scenic Hudson High Banks Preserve in Esopus, Ulster County—three miles of trails lead to woods, dramatic rock outcrops, riverfront bluffs, windswept meadows and Esopus Lake. Exciting amenities include a 110-foot wetland boardwalk and an overlook providing superb Hudson River views.
Achieving milestone victories in carrying out our Foodshed Conservation Plan, we acquired conservation easements on three farms ranked among the plan’s highest priority for protection.
As a result, we ensured these lands will forever be available to meet the growing demand for healthy, local food in the valley and New York City: