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On Patrol: Amsterdam, Mohawk River


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We returned to the Mohawk River to explore a partnership with supporters working on behalf of the Hudson’s largest tributary. At Lock 10 along the Erie Canal – about 40 miles west of the Hudson River and the Capital District – a bomb train rolled by while we were locking up.


This is the rail line from Buffalo to Albany. Some of the trains continue down the Hudson on the west shore rail line and some feed the Global and Buckeye terminals in the Port of Albany which then send the crude down the Hudson via barge and ship.

So the Mohawk is vulnerable. A spill like the one earlier this year in Lynchburg, Va., is possible here.


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