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Scenic Hudson Requests Homeland Security Secretary Halt Plan for New Hudson River Barge Anchorages

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Ned Sullivan
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x224

Letter cites major threats to environment, public health and economy

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson has asked U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson to terminate immediately the rulemaking process to establish 43 berths for commercial vessels at 10 new sites along the Hudson River. Secretary Johnson has the authority to halt the process because he oversees the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), which is considering the proposal.

AUDIO BLOG: Outgoing Officials Should Protect the Hudson Before Time Runs Out

Friday, December 16, 2016 -- Ned Sullivan

In this audio commentary, recorded for 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.

"FEDERAL OFFICIALS: Protect the Hudson River Before Time Runs Out!"