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Groups Commend State Comptroller’s Rejection of GE Natural Resource Damage Liability Report

Friday, January 31, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Julia Church, Clearwater, 845 265 8080, ext. 7112;
Kate Slusark Kiely, Natural Resources Defense Council, 212 727 4592;
Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516 526 9371;
Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845 473 4440, Ext. 222;

Urge shareholder resolution to hold company financially responsible for cleanup of toxic legacy

Scenic Hudson Praises Gov. Cuomo’s Executive Order to Review Safety Procedures Regarding Crude Oil Transport

Thursday, January 30, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

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 President Ned Sullivan today praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo for issuing an executive order directing state agencies to conduct immediate reviews of safety procedures and regulations to protect communities and natural resources from the potentially devastating impacts of crude oil transported through New York on a daily basis, noting that Hudson Valley cities and towns and the Hudson River are particularly vulnerable. Mr.

Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail Master Planning Process Kicks Off with Public Meeting

Friday, January 24, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

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

DUTCHESS AND PUTNAM COUNTIES—Plans to create the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail, a nine- mile multi-use trail linking the train stations in Cold Spring and Beacon, kick into high gear with the start of a Master Planning process—which commences with a series of meetings at which people are encouraged to provide input about how the project can best serve the public’s needs.

Scenic Hudson President Reaches Out to Governor About Power Lines Projects

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 -- Scenic Hudson

Last Friday, Jan. 17, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan sent a letter to NYS Gov. Andrew Cuomo in response to the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) proceeding on proposed transmission line upgrades that will pass through our region. Writing on behalf of a coaliton that includes municipal officials; environmental, historic and land preservation organizations; businesses and residents, Ned voices the group's concerns about potentially devastating impacts on the scenic, agricultural, ecological, cultural and economic assets of our region.

AUDIO BLOG: Working for Better Transmission Line Proposals

Friday, January 17, 2014 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on in mid January of 2014—Ned Sullivan outlines the issues surrounding the competing proposals for new power transmission lines that will pass through our region.

"Working for Better Transmission Line Proposals"


Hi, I’m Ned Sullivan, president of Scenic Hudson.