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Guided Tours to Explore History of West Point Foundry Preserve

Friday, May 29, 2015 -- 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

Tours part of New York State’s Path Through History Initiative

COLD SPRING (Putnam County, N.Y.)—As part of New York State’s Path Through History Weekends, Scenic Hudson will offer guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve—which contains the remains of one of America’s most important 19th-century ironworks—on Saturday, June 20. The free, 90-minute tours will begin at 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., commencing in the preserve’s parking lot at 68 Kemble Ave. A trail also connects the preserve to Cold Spring’s Metro-North station.

Free Monthly Tours Offered at West Point Foundry Preserve

Friday, May 29, 2015 -- 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.)—Scenic Hudson is continuing guided tours of its West Point Foundry Preserve on the first Saturday of each month through November. 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.

Regional Coalition Provided Opportunity to Show Lack of Need for Proposed Power Lines

Friday, May 29, 2015 -- 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

HVSEC will use upcoming PSC technical conference to demonstrate how unnecessary high-voltage lines would cost communities, consumers

Public health and Hudson River advocates take fight to Albany in campaign to push GE on PCB cleanup

Thursday, May 28, 2015 -- 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

New evidence shows amount of PCBs remaining in the river will continue to poison fish and endanger health of New Yorkers

GE dumped the toxic chemical into river for decades, now plans to end work in 2015, though there’s much more to remove

Public health advocates joined Hudson River fishers, boaters and municipal to urge GE to address its outstanding obligations — beyond the current EPA-mandated project — to do much more to clean up the Hudson River at an Albany news conference today.

Statement by Scenic Hudson on DEC Action Regarding Albany Crude Oil Facility

Friday, May 22, 2015 -- 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

CAPITAL REGION/HUDSON VALLEY, NY—Scenic Hudson Environmental Advocacy Attorney Hayley Carlock said that Scenic Hudson commends Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) for issuing a letter of intent to rescind a 2013 determination that Global Companies, LLC’s proposal to expand their Albany crude oil facility to receive, store, heat and ship heavy crude oil would have no significant environmental impacts.

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