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Enviros Say EPA Will Leave Hudson Polluted in Rush to Declare Partial PCB Cleanup a Total Success

Thursday, February 11, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Manna Jo Greene, Environmental Director, Clearwater, 845-807-1270, or
Cliff Weathers, Communications Director, Riverkeeper, 914-478-4501, Ext. 239, or
Jay Burgess, Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440, Ext. 222, or
Roger Downs, Conservation Director, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, 518-426-9144,

Agency sees victory in cleanup plan other federal experts say will fail

Failure with nation’s largest Superfund site could hamper pollution cleanups nationwide

Valley’s Bright Future Depends on State Budget

Monday, February 1, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Gov. Cuomo has proposed $300 million in the state budget for the Environmental Protection Fund (EPF), the state’s most effective tool for preserving land, revitalizing downtowns and connecting people to the Hudson River. He’s also proposed $250 million to help local governments improve drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. Scenic Hudson applauds these investments, but the funding isn’t a done deal. It must be approved by the Legislature.

Development Assistant

Thursday, January 28, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Position Title

Development Assistant

Reporting to

Assistant Director of Development - Stewardship
Assistant Director of Development - Strategy

Mission of Position

To provide administrative support in the raising of funds from individuals, foundations and corporate sources in order to support the activities of Scenic Hudson's programs and advance the organization's mission.


Scenic Hudson Naturalist Lecture Series, February-March at River Center in Beacon

Friday, January 22, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Local experts present six Thursdays in a row from 6-7 p.m.

HUDSON VALLEY, NY—During February and March, Scenic Hudson will host six engaging presentations that offer the latest scoop on the valley’s astonishing natural world. Local experts will discuss cutting-edge strategies for conserving the region’s irreplaceable habitats and wildlife—and the roles these natural resources play in sustaining human health and prosperity.