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Survey Indicates Overwhelming Public Support for Continuing Hudson River PCB Cleanup

Thursday, February 8, 2018 -- 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

By 5-1 margin, voters polled in 19th Congressional District say additional dredging is needed

HUDSON VALLEY—A survey of registered voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District indicates overwhelming public support for continuing the Hudson River PCB cleanup—with 61 percent of respondents believing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) should require General Electric (GE) to conduct additional dredging.

Scenic Hudson Applauds EPA Plan to Work with DEC to Better Understand PCB Pollution in Upper Hudson River

Monday, January 29, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Ned Sullivan, President, 914 489 4630, nsullivan@scenichudson.org
Hayley Carlock, Environmental Advocacy Director, 845 891 3148, hcarlock@scenichudson.org

Support also for announced EPA investigation of PCBs in lower river

Group continues to say GE can’t be given signoff for current cleanup

TELL YOUR STORY: Help Convince the EPA to Do the Right Thing for Our River

Monday, January 22, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

A ruling on the fate of the Hudson is coming any day now. EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez—who formerly represented the Hudson Valley in the NYS Assembly—will soon make the decision on whether the Hudson gets the additional PCB cleanup necessary to restore the river’s health. We need a revitalized Hudson to keep the region’s people, communities and economies strong.

Your personal stories can help remind Mr. Lopez how much the Hudson means to you and others.

Open Space Institute and Scenic Hudson Donate Land for New Philipstown Park

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson Director of Communications, 845 473 4440, Ext. 222
Eileen Larrabee, Open Space Institute Director of Communications, 518 859 5069
Claudio Marzollo, Philipstown Recreation Commission Chair, 914 519 7429

Agreement ensures people will always benefit from 10-acre property

Scenic Hudson Applauds Gov. Cuomo for 2018 Environmental Budget

Thursday, January 18, 2018 -- 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

HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson commends Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his budget’s strong environmental focus. The Executive Budget proposal builds on prior year commitments that have made New York State a national leader on the environment and advances the environmental policy initiatives outlined in the governor’s 2018 State of the State address.

Below are summaries of major components of the budget being tracked by Scenic Hudson:

Environmental Attorney and Investment Professional Join Scenic Hudson Board

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 -- 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

HUDSON VALLEY, N.Y.—Adding to the expertise represented by members of its Board of Directors, Scenic Hudson announces that Eileen D. Millett and Maarten van Hengel are the organization’s newest board members.

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