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Upcoming Public Meeting to Reveal Draft Preferred Route of Future Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail

Friday, October 17, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Amy Kacala
Senior Planner, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x276

akacala@scenichudson.org

DUTCHESS AND PUTNAM COUNTIES—A proposed multi-use trail between Beacon and Cold Spring has been in the planning phases for the past year and a preferred route now has been identified. An open public meeting will be held Thursday, Oct. 23, from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the Chalet on the Hudson in Cold Spring to present the route and discuss how and why it was selected.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS: Final Phase of Long Dock Cleanup

Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Since the opening of Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park in 2011, it has become one of the area’s most popular places to connect with the Hudson River.

It took more than a decade of work (below, left and middle photos) and an $8.5-million public-private investment to turn this derelict former industrial site and scrapyard into a beautiful riverfront attraction (below, right photo), spanning 15 acres.

Upcoming Cleanup Continues Transformation of Industrial Blight into Waterfront Park and Public Amenities

Thursday, October 9, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

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

HUDSON VALLEY, NY—Three years ago Scenic Hudson celebrated more than a decade of work and an $8.5 million public-private investment that turned a derelict former industrial site and scrapyard into a beautiful riverfront attraction—Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park. A cleanup approved by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) preceded the park development and involved removal of contaminated soils in areas of the site now enjoyed as a park.

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson Submit Comments Calling on DOT to Enact Immediate, Comprehensive Changes to Crude Oil Rail Shipping Regulations

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson
Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org
Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440 x 222, jburgess@scenichudson.org

New draft regulations allow dangerous DOT-111 cars to remain on the rails for shipment of heavy tar sands crude and do not go far enough, fast enough, to protect the Hudson River and local communities

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