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Shipping anchorage proposal draws heavy opposition

Plan to Anchor Oil Vessels in Hudson River Garners Thousands of Comments

Anchorage Proposal Faces Challenges

Riverkeeper, Others Push to Prevent New Anchorage in Hudson River

Interview With RFK Jr.: Still an Uphill Battle to Stop DAPL

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

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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Residents Urged to Denounce Plan to Anchor Barges on Hudson

Riverkeeper stands against the Atlantic Bridge Pipeline

The NY Department of Environmental Conservation must deny a key approval necessary for construction of the next phase of the Algonquin Pipeline, the Atlantic Bridge project.

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Rail bridges: 2 oil train firms fail to submit required inspection records

Brian Nearing of the Albany Times Union follows up today on efforts by the New York State Comptroller to audit the Railroad Bridge Inspection Program. He learned this, among other things: DOT spokesman Gary Holmes said Tuesday that two major railroads running massive oil trains into New York from the North Dakota hydrofracking fields have failed to submit records for their bridges required under state Transportation Law. CSX has not submitted its bridge management plan and Canadian Pacific has not submitted its yearly bridge inspection certification. Railroads seem to enjoy […]

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Rail bridge safety records report card remains incomplete