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AUDIO BLOG: EPA Must Pressure GE to do the Right Thing

Thursday, August 27, 2015 -- Ned Sullivan

In this commentary—featured on www.midhudsonnews.com in late August of 2015—Scenic Hudson Director of Communications Jay Burgess explains why two more seasons of dredging are needed to restore the Hudson and why GE must not be allowed to decommission its PCB cleanup facilities prematurely.

"NOW IS THE TIME: GE Must Extend its PCB Cleanup to Restore the Hudson"

Esopus Meadows Preserve Opens with Park Upgrades

Monday, August 24, 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

Esopus Meadows Ribbon Cutting

Scenic Hudson Land Trust Executive Director Steve Rosenberg, Scenic Hudson Park Planner Heather Blaikie and Town of Esopus Supervisor Kyle Barnett cut the ribbon to celebrate the opening of a dram

SUBMIT YOUR SELFIE: Join the campaign by sharing why YOU love the Hudson!

Thursday, August 20, 2015 -- Scenic Hudson

We’re at an exciting juncture in the Campaign for a Cleaner Hudson—25 State Senators, over 75 municipalities and 141 Members of the State Assembly have called on General Electric to continue the cleanup of the toxic PCBs it dumped in the river for decades. Will you help us amplify the message on social media?

Groups Protect 83 Acres of Farmland in Taghkanic

Thursday, August 20, 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

TAGHKANIC (COLUMBIA COUNTY)—Working together with the Zapp family, Scenic Hudson, Columbia Land Conservancy (CLC) and Equity Trust recently protected the 83-acre Delapenta Farm in Taghkanic. By acquiring a conservation easement on this third-generation dairy farm, the groups ensured the land’s permanent availability for agricultural use. An innovative provision in the easement will keep the land affordable for future farmers.

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