On Wednesday, Oct. 14, workers completed a six-month construction project to reinstall the 5,000-pound, 21-foot-tall cupola atop the historic Office Building at Scenic Hudson’s West Point Foundry Preserve. A crane hoisted the six-sided wooden structure into place on the three-story bell tower of the building, the only freestanding structure from the West Point Foundry, a pioneering 19th-century ironworks that once filled this 87-acre site.
Caps second phase of work to stabilize remains of 19th-century ironworks
Latest victory in campaign to Save the Land That Matters Most
Environmental group calls on EPA and NYS officials to demand two more seasons of dredging to remove pollution that threatens recovery of Hudson and its communities
On Thursday, Oct. 1, community, government and environmental leaders joined citizens in a protest at what was likely to be the EPA's final meeting before GE plans to dismantle its Hudson River PCB cleanup operation. Their message was clear: Gov. Andrew Cuomo must lead the way in getting critically needed PCB dredging to restore the river’s health and economic power.