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Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson will participate in Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports & Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA)

Thursday, October 12, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Leah Rae, Riverkeeper,, (914) 478-4501 Ext. 238
Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson,, 845-473-4440 Ext. 222

Series of November workshops convene experts to evaluate navigation risks, with attention to ‘environmental, public safety and economic factors’

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will be among the participants in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) – involving a series of workshops in November that are designed to gather input into waterway navigation and safety.

Transformative Regional Trail Project to Begin Construction Will improve safety, infrastructure, local quality of life and one of America’s top hiking attractions

Friday, September 22, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Amy Kacala
Scenic Hudson, Inc.
845 473 4440, Ext. 276

HUDSON HIGHLANDS (Hudson Valley)—The partners spearheading creation of the Hudson Highlands Fjord Trail are preparing for commencement of construction on the Breakneck Connector. The project will dramatically improve visitor access to Breakneck Ridge from Metro-North and NYS Route 9D. It is the first major undertaking by the coalition that has been working for years to plan how best to manage safety and visitation concerns along the portion of Route 9D between Cold Spring and Beacon.

Molinaro Joins with Area Leaders to Urge EPA for Comprehensive Cleanup of Hudson River

Monday, September 18, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Jay Burgess
Director of Communications, Scenic Hudson, Inc.
Tel: (845) 473-4440 x222 Cell: (914) 489-0362 Fax: (845) 473-0740

Leaders call for EPA to acknowledge current PCB cleanup is not protective of public health or health of the Hudson and so fails to meet project’s mandated goals

Flawed Data and Analysis Fatally Undermine EPA’s Findings that Hudson PCB Cleanup Will Protect Environment and Public Health

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 -- Scenic Hudson

Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845 473 4440, ext. 210,
Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 914 478 4501, Ext. 239,

Credentialed scientist says EPA’s conclusion that PCB cleanup is on track is not supported by data