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Elected officials along 200 miles of Hudson call on GE to accept its responsibilities beyond 2015

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Company dumped into river for decades and plans to leave millions of pounds of PCBs behind in partial cleanup

It’s now or never, municipalities and groups say: GE must do more and compensate communities for damage

AUDIO BLOG: Communities Rally to Urge GE to Finish the PCB Clean-up

Saturday, April 11, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on in early April of 2015—Ned Sullivan announces the launch of the "Campaign for a Cleaner Hudson," a group of Hudson River communities that have united in demanding that GE follow through on its responsibilities to achieve a healthy Hudson. 

"Communities Rally to Urge GE to Finish the PCB Clean-up"



Groups Praise Governor and Legislature for Increasing Farmland Protection Funding in State Budget

Thursday, April 2, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

Andy Bicking
Director of Public Policy, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x232 Cell: (914) 489-1568 Fax: (845) 473-0740


HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson and its farmland protection partners thank Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for making an unprecedented investment in preserving working family farms in the Hudson Valley and throughout the state in the budget passed today. In addition to earmarking $20 million to protect farmland in 13 valley counties, the budget includes $15 million for statewide farmland protection projects in the Environmental Protection Fund, and a $30-million appropriation for agricultural and related economic development in the Southern Tier.