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Scenic Hudson Commends Gov. Cuomo for Banning Fracking in New York State

Wednesday, December 17, 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

Decision supports sustainable economic development and the health of communities and citizens

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens for banning hydraulic fracturing in the state. The Hudson Valley environmental group said that the uncertainty regarding health and environmental risks and questionable economic benefits support the ban.

Attorney and Regulatory Expert Joins Scenic Hudson Board

Tuesday, December 16, 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—Adding to the substantial environmental and business expertise represented by the members of its Board of Directors, Scenic Hudson announces a new board member.

Carl H. “Chip” Loewenson, Jr.

A champion for land preservation in the Hudson Valley, Carl H. “Chip” Loewenson, Jr., is a partner in the New York Office of Morrison & Foerster. Mr. Loewenson is senior member of the firm’s Securities Litigation, Enforcement and White-Collar Defense Group.

PSC to Review Need for Power Lines Project, Falls Short on Seeking Conclusive Determination

Friday, December 12, 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—The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition (HVSEC), a broad-based coalition of community groups and officials partnered with Scenic Hudson, today commended the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for moving to seek more information on the need for proposed new power lines that could reach a height of 165 feet and cut through 25 communities in seven counties of the Hudson Valley.

Scenic Hudson Receives Two Awards for Work at West Point Foundry Preserve

Friday, December 5, 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

Recognitions honor success in preserving, interpreting historic foundry site

COLD SPRING (PUTNAM COUNTY)—Scenic Hudson has received two prestigious awards honoring the organization’s success in protecting and connecting people to the remains of the West Point Foundry—one of America’s most important 19th-century ironworks—at its West Point Foundry Preserve in Cold Spring.

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