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Scenic Hudson Evaluating Potential Acquisition of 500 Acres along Hudson River

Friday, February 22, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Steve Rosenberg
Executive Director, The Scenic Hudson Land Trust
914-489-7925
srosenberg@scenichudson.org

Will investigate feasibility of transforming former industrial site into a recreational, tourism and educational asset for local communities

KINGSTON/TOWN OF ULSTER—Scenic Hudson has secured the rights to purchase 500+/- formerly industrial acres along the Hudson River and is studying the feasibility of the transaction, including the potential to transform the property into a public asset that would strengthen local communities’ relationship with the river, enhance tourism-based economies and complement ongoing projects to provide new recreational opportunities.

Scenic Hudson Applauds Amtrak’s Plan to Withdraw Fencing Proposal

Friday, January 18, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

J. Jeffrey Anzevino, Land Use Advocacy Director
845 473 4440, ext. 221; janzevino@scenichudson.org

Amtrak states its commitment to work with impacted communities to develop new plan

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends Amtrak for announcing today that it has withdrawn a plan to erect 8,200 feet of fencing at locations along the Empire Corridor between Rhinecliff and Stuyvesant that would have eliminated public access to the Hudson River.

Scenic Hudson Applauds Gov. Cuomo’s Visionary “Green New Deal” in Budget Proposal

Tuesday, January 15, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Ned Sullivan, President, 914 489 4630
Andy Bicking, Director of Public Policy, 914 489 1568

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson today praised Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Budget Address for taking a visionary approach to confront the major environmental challenges of our time. His Green New Deal boldy tackles the root causes of climate change and contains policy proposals that advance his strong track record in safeguarding water quality, protecting the agricultural resources critical for sustaining supplies of fresh, local food, and ensuring that the Hudson River and its waterfront communities have the resources they need to protect the environment while supporting economic growth.

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