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EPA Admits PCB Cleanup Hasn’t Achieved its Goals, but Issues Polluter GE a Certificate of Completion

Thursday, April 11, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Ned Sullivan, President, Scenic Hudson: (914) 489-4630;

Cliff Weathers, Communications Director, Riverkeeper: (800) 21-RIVER;

Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper slam decision that makes it much harder to compel GE to continue cleanup

Groups thank Gov. Cuomo for his leadership and pledge support for his legal challenge of Certificate of Completion

Scenes from our 2nd Annual Winter Fest

Friday, February 22, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Enjoy these highlights from the 2nd Annual Winter Fest! Over 200 people joined us at the restored Crystal Lake property in Newburgh for seasonal activities and a chance to explored this long-neglected natural treasure in the heart of their city. This fun celebration of community and our shared open space was made possible by these local partners who co-hosted the event with us:

Kingston and Ulster Community Update

Friday, February 22, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Scenic Hudson is exploring the potential of procuring 500 formerly industrial acres along the Hudson River in the city of Kingston and Town of Ulster. We believe this a wonderful opportunity to reclaim this land for public use and make it an exciting destination for recreation, education and connecting with nature.

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

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.