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Closing Indian Point Good for the Hudson River, Public Safety and Economy

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock
Director of Environmental Advocacy, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
845 891 3148 (mobile)

HUDSON VALLEY—Following the filing of two lawsuits yesterday by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino over the planned shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power plant, Scenic Hudson signaled its continued support for closing the Indian Point Energy Center pursuant to a landmark settlement between New York State and Entergy. Riverkeeper was a party to the settlement on behalf of its partners, including Scenic Hudson.

New Amenities Under Construction at Long Dock Park

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

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

Project will complete $16-million riverfront transformation

BEACON (Dutchess County)—Making Scenic Hudson’s Long Dock Park even more inviting to Beacon residents and visitors—and enhancing their enjoyment of the Hudson River—construction has commenced on the final phase of park development. The exciting landscape and design features will provide park-goers with access to a formerly industrial four-acre riverfront parcel long off-limits to the public.

SAMPLE Resolution in Support of State Legislation for Tanker-Avoidance Zones

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Whereas, the U.S. Coast Guard is currently considering a proposal to establish new anchorage areas along the Hudson River between Yonkers and Kingston;

And whereas, the [NAME OF MUNICIPALITY] is home to [describe local economic, natural, and scenic assets], which the integrity of are threatened by the U.S. Coast Guard’s proposal;