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FACING THE FUTURE IN 2016: Blocking a crude oil superhighway

Friday, December 9, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

We’re spearheading efforts to stop two new threats that would imperil the region’s economy and irreplaceable natural resources.

Passing through 29 valley communities, the two side-by-side Pilgrim Pipelines would transport 16.8 million gallons of flammable liquid—either crude oil or refined petroleum products like jet fuel and gasoline—each day. The lines would vastly increase the risk of catastrophic spills or explosions neighborhoods already face from railcars prone to puncture.

The lines pose direct threats to:

FACING THE FUTURE IN 2016: Creating a climate-resilient valley

Friday, December 9, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Recognizing that climate change offers the greatest threat to the region’s irreplaceable habitats, Scenic Hudson developed our groundbreaking Hudson Valley Conservation Strategy (HVCS).

This science-based plan—the next generation of our acclaimed Saving the Land That Matters Most initiative—pinpoints properties whose conservation will maximize land investments by achieving multiple benefits:

Scenic Hudson Files Comments Detailing Major Threats Posed by New Hudson River Anchorages

Wednesday, December 7, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

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

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson yesterday submitted formal comments on the rulemaking process of the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) regarding proposed new anchorage grounds on the Hudson River. As a result of the many significant threats described in the comments, the organization has called on the USCG to terminate this process immediately.

Scenic Hudson Calls on Coast Guard to Halt Plan for New Hudson River Anchorages and Urges Public to Comment

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740

New map highlights extensive threats offshore crude oil “parking lots” pose to public health and safety, prime environmental and economic assets

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson has called on the U.S. Coast Guard (USGS) to halt the rulemaking process regarding new anchorage ground on the Hudson River, and it urges the public to submit public comments opposing the plan prior to the Tuesday, Dec. 6, deadline.