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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;

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HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends Amtrak for announcing today that it has withdrawn a plan to erect 8,200 feet of fencing at locations along the Empire Corridor between Rhinecliff and Stuyvesant that would have eliminated public access to the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

Land Deal on Stockport Creek Offers New Outdoor Fun, Protects Wildlife

Monday, January 7, 2019 -- Scenic Hudson

Riley Johndonnell, Director of Communications
845 473 4440, Ext. 222,

Stockport Creek Property

STOCKPORT (Columbia County)—Imagine paddling up a serene stream, passing secluded forests and then landing to explore an uninhabited island or hike a woodland trail. Soon, canoers and kayakers will enjoy that opportunity thanks to Scenic Hudson’s recent acquisition of 113 acres—including a 9-acre island—on Stockport Creek.