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Free Tours Offered at West Point Foundry Preserve

Thursday, April 13, 2017 -- 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

Exclusive tour features offer “inside look” at ironworks’ history

COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—Providing visitors to West Point Foundry Preserve with a unique glimpse into this historic and beautiful landscape, Scenic Hudson will resume free guided tours beginning in May.

Scenic Hudson Lauds Gov. Cuomo, Legislature for Exemplary Environmental Budget

Monday, April 10, 2017 -- 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

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson congratulates Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature for making an unprecedented investment through the state budget in protecting and enhancing the Hudson Valley’s environment and economy. The budget includes initiatives that safeguard drinking water quality and protect the open spaces, farmlands and waterfronts that define the region.

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

Thursday, April 6, 2017 -- 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

HUDSON VALLEY—Following an announcement yesterday by Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino that the county intends to sue New York State 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.

Scenic Hudson Statement Regarding Hudson River Barge Accident

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock
Director of Environmental Advocacy, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
845 891 3148
hcarlock@scenichudson.org

HUDSON VALLEY—Following news today that a barge carrying 65,000 barrels of gasoline ran aground in the Hudson River, Scenic Hudson renewed its call for the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) to terminate the rulemaking process that would establish 10 new anchorages in the river for 43 vessels carrying gasoline, explosive crude oil and other hazardous materials. The organization also urged the state Legislature and Congress to enact bills that would halt creation of the anchorages.

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