Acquisition also conserves “green gateway” to historic New Baltimore hamlet
By 5-1 margin, voters polled in 19th Congressional District say additional dredging is needed
HUDSON VALLEY—A survey of registered voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District indicates overwhelming public support for continuing the Hudson River PCB cleanup—with 61 percent of respondents believing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should require General Electric (GE) to conduct additional dredging.
Land Transaction Attorney
Land Conservation Director
Mission of Position
Scenic Hudson seeks an attorney to support the Land Conservation Team in completing land conservation transactions. The attorney will provide legal support to program staff on all aspects of the purchase, sale and donation of land and conservation easements.
The attorney also will:
Support also for announced EPA investigation of PCBs in lower river
Group continues to say GE can’t be given signoff for current cleanup
A ruling on the fate of the Hudson is coming any day now. EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez—who formerly represented the Hudson Valley in the NYS Assembly—will soon make the decision on whether the Hudson gets the additional PCB cleanup necessary to restore the river’s health. We need a revitalized Hudson to keep the region’s people, communities and economies strong.
Your personal stories can help remind Mr. Lopez how much the Hudson means to you and others.