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Riverkeeper and the Sierra Club Present: An Update on Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley (Recorded Webinar)

Riverkeeper and Sierra Club co-presented a webinar, “An Update on Crude Oil Transportation in the Hudson Valley” on May 27 with Sean Dixon, Hudson River Program Staff Attorney for Riverkeeper; Roger Downs, Conservation Director for Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, and Kate Hudson, Riverkeeper’s Director of Cross-Watershed Initiatives.

Watch the recorded webinar here, and see below for a list of topics and timestamps.

00:01-01:40 Introduction & Housekeeping, Dana Gulley
01:41-03:38 Shale Oil vs. Tar Sands Heavy Crude, Sean Dixon
03:39-04:45 State of Energy
04:46-05:25 Crude-by-Rail Movements
05:26-05:55 Modes of Crude Oil Transport
05:56-07:34 Crude-by-Rail Routes
07:35-08:00 Crude Oil Transport Volume in Hudson Valley
08:01-09:39 Nationwide Derailments and Explosions
09:40-14:28 Crude-by-Rail Concerns: Loading, Transit & Off-Loading
14:29-14:37 Evacuation Maps
14:38-15:54 Crude-by-Rail Federal Action
15:55-16:52 Take Action!
16:54-21:37 Brief History of Crude Oil Transport at the Port of Albany, Roger Downs
21:38-24:00 State Jurisdiction
24:01-24:37 Albany Fights Back
24:38-25:55 Negative Community Impacts
25:56-28:00 Major Developments
28:01-30:12 DEC Issues Notice of Intent to Rescind Negative Declaration
30:13-35:02 In Depth Look at DEC’s Notice of Intent to Rescind Negative Declaration, Kate Hudson
35:03-39:56 What Are the Risks?
39:57-43:13 Are We Ready? Hudson River Spill Response
43:14-46:15 Proposed Pilgrim Pipeline, An Added Risk
46:16-47:49 Riverkeeper Recommendations for State Action on Spill Response and Preparedness
47:50-48:35 2015 Executive Budget
48:36-49:29 NYS Legislative Action in 2015
49:30-50:46 Riverkeeper Recommendations for Update of Federal Spill Response Plans
50:47-54:07 What You Have Done and What You Can Continue To Do
54:08-1:02:22 Q&A Session

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