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Closing Indian Point Good for the Hudson River, Public Safety and Economy

Thursday, April 6, 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—Following an announcement yesterday by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino that the county intends to sue New York State over the planned shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, Scenic Hudson signaled its continued support for closing the Indian Point Energy Center pursuant to a landmark settlement between New York State and Entergy. Riverkeeper was a party to the settlement on behalf of its partners, including Scenic Hudson.

Scenic Hudson Statement Regarding Hudson River Barge Accident

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock
Director of Environmental Advocacy, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
845 891 3148

HUDSON VALLEY—Following news today that a barge carrying 65,000 barrels of gasoline ran aground in the Hudson River, Scenic Hudson renewed its call for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to terminate the rulemaking process that would establish 10 new anchorages in the river for 43 vessels carrying gasoline, explosive crude oil and other hazardous materials. The organization also urged the state Legislature and Congress to enact bills that would halt creation of the anchorages.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Engineering, Design, and Environmental Review Services

Friday, March 17, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Request for Proposal for Extending RiverWalk under New NY Bridge and Connecting RiverWalk to New Bridge Shared-Use Path

Scenic Hudson Inc. is seeking proposals to conduct engineering feasibility and design services to determine a preferred route for Westchester County RiverWalk to connect under the new bridge and up to the new shared-use path across the northern span of the New NY Bridge. The goal is to improve multi-modal transportation and recreation options in the area by increasing the connectivity of the regional trail system.