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Enviro Groups Ask Thruway Authority, DEC to Suspend Review of “Unviable” Pilgrim Pipelines

Wednesday, March 30, 2016 -- Scenic Hudson

Kate Kiely, Deputy Director, National Media, NRDC, 212 727 4592, or kkiely@nrdc.org
Cliff Weathers, Communications Director, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239, or cweathers@riverkeeper.org
Hayley Carlock, Director of Environmental Advocacy, Scenic Hudson, 845 891 3148, or hcarlock@scenichudson.org
Roger Downs, Conservation Director, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, 518 426 9144, or roger.downs@albany.twcbc.com

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y.—Leading environmental groups opposing the proposal to build two 168-mile oil pipelines through the heart of the Hudson Valley sent a letter to the New York State Thruway Authority and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) on Friday, March 25, urging the agencies to suspend further review of the project to prevent waste of agency time and resources.

New Short Film Warns EPA Poised to Fail on Goals for Hudson PCB Cleanup While Success is Still Achievable

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 -- 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

Public health physician—via new research—says PCBs in the air cause people with high exposure to suffer significantly more from heart disease, diabetes and respiratory infections

Citizens, environmental groups and businesses called on to pressure EPA for cleanup that will work

 

Spring Ideal Time for Free Monthly Tours at West Point Foundry Preserve

Thursday, March 17, 2016 -- 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

Explore history of ironworks that helped win the Civil War

COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—This spring Scenic Hudson will continue offering monthly guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve. The free, 90-minute tours will begin at 11 a.m. in the preserve’s parking lot at 68 Kemble Ave. A trail also connects the preserve to Cold Spring’s Metro-North station.

AUDIO BLOG: Pressuring EPA to Mandate Additional Hudson River Dredging

Monday, March 14, 2016 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in mid-March of 2016—Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan explains why the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency must use its authority to require General Electric to continue removing PCB contamination from the Hudson River

"NOW IS THE TIME: EPA should require GE to continue Hudson RIver PCB removal"

Scenic Hudson Offers Spring Break Activities

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 -- 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

Fun, free events teach children and families new skills for exploring nature

HUDSON VALLEY—During spring break, Scenic Hudson will offer four days’ worth of fun activities geared to help children and families learn practical skills to enhance their explorations of nature. The free events—taking place from Tuesday, March 22, through Friday, March 25—will transform Scenic Hudson’s River Center at Long Dock Park into a hands-on science museum, featuring exhibits of nature-inspired art and wildlife specimens. Educator-guided programs will be held each day at 3 and 4 p.m.

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