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Hudson River Waterfront Alliance Announces Key Findings in its Opposition to Proposed Additional Barge Anchorages Along Hudson River

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Yonkers Mayor Spano, local elected officials, Hudson River Waterfront Alliance members and Hudson River advocacy groups - Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, Historic Hudson River Towns -- gather at Yonkers waterfront to announce findings regarding proposal of additional barge anchorages (Photo Credit: Maurice Mercado)
Findings Conclude Barge Industry Has Not Provided Sufficient Justification for Additional Barges and Proposal Should Not Be Entitled to a “Categorical Exclusion” from Environmental Review under National Environmental Policy Act

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NY Court: State Has The Right To Review Indian Point Relicensing Application

Final Nail in Indian Point’s Coffin?

Court of Appeals: State has right to review Indian Point permit applications

A monumental day: NYS Court of Appeals decision effectively stops NRC from re-licensing Indian Point

Contact: Cliff Weathers, Director of Communications, (914) 478-4501 ext. 239, cweathers@riverkeeper.org Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay issued this statement regarding today’s NYS Court of Appeals ruling on Indian Point: “This is a monumental day. This decision effectively stops the Nuclear Regulatory Commission from re-licensing Indian Point. “The Coastal Zone Management Act gives the New York Secretary of State the authority to refuse certification of any project that significantly impacts river resources. In late 2015, the Secretary of State ruled that Indian Point was inconsistent with over a dozen policies designed to […]

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Environmental groups urge Cuomo to invest in crucial water infrastructure

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Groups to Cuomo: Communities Need $800M for Water Infrastructure

Projects are the linchpin of healthy communities, economic growth, clean water For Immediate Release: November 16, 2016 Albany – As Governor Andrew M. Cuomo prepares to submit his SFY2017-18 Budget proposal to the Legislature, advocates have stepped up the call for investing in our communities’ drinking and wastewater infrastructure. Within his proposal, they urge the Governor to: • build on prior financial commitments with an $800 million annual investment; and • make the Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2015 (WIIA) – which is due to sunset after SFY2017-18 – a […]

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Coalition urges Cuomo to allocate $800M for water and sewer infrastructure in next budget

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