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TAKE ACTION: It's Time for a Moratorium on Crude Oil Shipments through our Valley

April 4, 2014 - 4:23pm -- Scenic Hudson

Vanderburgh Cove

Our beloved Hudson Valley is facing the biggest threat in a generation. The unprecedented and dangerous increase in the shipment of highly volatile Bakken crude oil through our communities risks contaminating our clean water and decimating our tourism economy. That’s why I’m asking you to call for a moratorium on volatile crude oil shipments TODAY.

Environmental Groups Call for Swift Federal Action on Dangerous Crude Oil Transport

Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845 473 4440, Ext. 222;
Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516 526 9371;
Roger Downs, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, 518 426 9144,,

HUDSON RIVER VALLEY—With an increased frequency of oil-spill disasters across the nation, a trio of environmental groups is pushing the federal Department of Transportation to gain protections for Hudson River.