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AUDIO BLOG: Looking Back at the Scenic Hudson Decision

Thursday, December 17, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on in mid-December of 2015—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan commemorates the 50th anniversary of the landmark "Scenic Hudson Decision" that granted citizens the right to take legal action to protect the environment. 

"SCENIC HUDSON DECISION: Cornerstone of the Modern Environmental Movement'"

PSC Makes Right Decision on Desalination Plant

Thursday, December 17, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845 891 3148;
Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239,
George Potanovic, Jr., Rockland Water Coalition, 845 429 2020,

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper commend the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) for its decision today to halt an unnecessary, costly and environmentally damaging desalination plant proposed for Haverstraw, Rockland County.

PSC Allows High-Voltage Power Lines to Proceed Despite Project’s Failure to Meet Tests of Need, Fairness and Emissions Reduction

Thursday, December 17, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Coalition says it made project better but that transmission lines still pose threats to regional environment and economy

2015 IN REVIEW: Blocking Needless and Costly Transmission Lines

Thursday, December 3, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

2015 Progress

While the state continues pushing ahead with plans to construct towering new transmission lines that could cut a swath through 25 communities in seven valley counties, we’ve taken important steps to protect the region’s natural and historic treasures from this costly project and to prove the initiative is unnecessary: