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Cuomo Administration and State Attorney General’s Office Call on EPA Not to Let GE Quit PCB Cleanup Before it’s Done

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -- 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

State leaders say giving GE a Certificate of Completion would be against federal law

River groups offer navigation safety measures for Hudson, cite risks from barge anchorages proposed by industry

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845 473 4440, ext. 210, hcarlock@scenichudson.org
Leah Rae, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext.238, lrae@riverkeeper.org

HUDSON RIVER VALLEY, N.Y.— After taking part in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports and Waterway Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshops, Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper praised the Coast Guard for holding the meetings and reiterated their continued opposition to any official designation of new anchorages—a request by industry that remains under consideration. The anchorages would be for industrial barges that could carry oil and other hazardous chemicals.

Investment Professional, Author and Diversity Specialist Join Scenic Hudson Board

Monday, November 20, 2017 -- 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 the members of its Board of Directors, Scenic Hudson has announced that James C. Goodfellow, Frederic C. Rich and Leslie Richards-Yellen are the organization’s newest board members.

Partners Conserve Family Farm

Friday, November 10, 2017 -- 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

Rebecca Walker
Columbia Land Conservancy
518.392.5252, ext. 214
rebecca.walker@clctrust.org

AUSTERLITZ, NY – The Doyle family has been farming in Columbia County since 1875, when Patrick Doyle first purchased 90 acres of Austerlitz farmland to raise sheep for meat and fleece. Four generations later, however, the family was facing a challenge common to our region: how to plan for the farm’s succession.

Poughkeepsie: Let’s Talk and Move Ahead

Friday, November 3, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

It’s time to get together to connect on the issues that matter. There’s an organized but fun way to meet up—share ideas—and move ahead.

Right now the dialog is happening in Poughkeepsie. Other communities will host conversations in the future.

The conversations are about how groups and individuals can partner better to make the most of life in our communities.

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