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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.


Scenic Hudson Says Newburgh Train Derailment Underscores Grave Risk

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Scenic Hudson Director of Environmental Advocacy Hayley Carlock stated that a 77-car train carrying hazardous materials including sulfuric acid that derailed in Newburgh yesterday is cause for deep concern. “The accident was in the immediate vicinity of Global Companies’ oil terminal. Fortunately, authorities reported that no hazardous material leaked, and the train was not carrying any explosive Bakken crude. However, we may not be so lucky next time.

Congressional Action to Halt Expanded Anchoring by Crude-Oil Barges Applauded by Scenic Hudson

Monday, March 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

Proposed “parking lot” for barges a threat to public health, safety and economy

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends U.S. House of Representatives members Eliot Engel and Sean Patrick Maloney for their leadership in reintroducing the Hudson River Protection Act in the U.S. Congress. Reps. Engel and Maloney’s legislation is essential to safeguard Hudson waterfront communities against the U.S. Coast Guard’s proposal to permit 10 new anchorages and 43 berths for crude-oil carrying vessels on the Hudson River.