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AUDIO BLOG: More Funding Needed for Spill Response and Recovery

March 17, 2014 - 12:14pm -- Ned Sullivan

In the wake of two recent close calls involving oil train derailments, Ned Sullivan calls on Gov. Cuomo and New York lawmakers to restore funding for DEC staff dedicated to spill response and to support a fully funded Enviromental Protection Fund that communities can turn to for help planning for and responding to possible spills that would threatened sensitive wetlands.

"Now is the Time—More Funding Needed for Spill Response and Recovery"

Scenic Hudson Earns National Recognition for Land Preservation and Creating Public Parks

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

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson has been recognized again for meeting the highest standards in its work to preserve land for public benefit. Recently the Poughkeepsie-based land preservation and environmental group was awarded renewed accreditation status by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, an independent commission launched by The Land Trust Alliance (LTA), a national land preservation advocacy group.

TAKE ACTION: Urge Your State Leaders to Grow the Environmental Protection Fund

March 5, 2014 - 9:45am -- Scenic Hudson


We know you love the Hudson Valley and the natural resources that make this such an outstanding place to live, work and play. The Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) plays a critical role in keeping our water clean, conserving local farms, creating parks, and supporting waterfront redevelopment and recycling programs. These investments provide jobs, boost our economy and guard neighborhoods from rising storm threats.

Coalition Encouraged That Power Line Proposals Will be Altered

Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition

Town of Clinton Clinton Concerned Citizens Columbia Land Conservancy
Dutchess County Government Dutchess Land Conservancy Farmers and Families for Claverack
Farmers and Families for Livingston Town of Milan The Olana Partnership
Omega Institute Preservation League of New York State Scenic Hudson
Town of Pleasant Valley Winnakee Land Trust

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

Advocates to push PSC to definitively require projects within existing footprints and to solicit 21st–century alternatives that don’t require power lines