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Pollen? Yellow/white substance being reported along Hudson

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Substance observed this morning on the Hudson River shoreline at Verplanck.
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1303Riverkeeper has received several reports today of a heavy, yellow-white substance in areas of Hudson River shoreline from Yonkers to Verplanck. The Department of Environmental Conservation suspects it may be pollen, some reports described the material as oily.

If you suspect it may not be pollen, send the following to Riverkeeper or contact DEC.

1. Day/time/weather conditions
2. Location
3. Details – sight/smell/frequency
4. Photos, video, narrative
5. Your contact information

20160325_151736Fill out the information at this Riverkeeper website and submit:
tinyurl.com/rvkwatchdog

Call the DEC Spills Hotline: 1-800-457-7362

You may also contact Riverkeeper at: (914) 478-4501 ext. 231

(Photos:
Top – Substance observed at 10 a.m. today on the Hudson River shoreline at Verplanck.
Bottom – Substance observed today at 3 p.m. in the Hudson at Ossining.)

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