Posts Tagged ‘crude oil transport’

Albany County joins Riverkeeper, other groups in serving notice on Global for violations of Clean Air Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE County of Albany Office of the Executive Contact: Mary Rozak, Director of Communications, Office of the Albany County Executive, tel 518.447.7040 ext. 7218, mary.rozak@albanyco… Read More

On patrol: River traffic, southbound from Port of Albany

A BIG bulk carrier southbound today from the Port of Albany, light. The snag is about to have a bad day. Tug “Dean Reinauer” and barge passing Catskill Creek and Ramshorn Marsh southbound presuma… Read More

Public Forum Highlights Opposition to Crude Oil Fracking, Transport

For Immediate Release July 9, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer, Riverkeeper 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org Iris Marie Bloom, Coalition Against Pilgrim Pipelines-New York 845-687-781… Read More

Riverkeeper Responds to Decision Regarding Albany Oil Terminal Expansion

For Immediate Release: May 21, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Riverkeeper 914-478-4501, ext. 238 Riverkeeper applauds the decision by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation regarding the propo… Read More

Riverkeeper sues DOT over critically flawed crude-by-rail standards

For Immediate Release: May 18, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer and Media Specialist 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org New regulations contain numerous loopholes and keep dangerous tank… Read More

Obama Administration Leaves Explosive Oil Trains on the Rails for Years

For Immediate Release May 1, 2015 Long phase-out of hazardous cars, inadequate speed limits, deficient tanker shells leave communities at risk of catastrophe Washington, D.C. — Today the Department … Read More

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson Submit Comments Calling on DOT to Enact Immediate, Comprehensive Changes to Crude Oil Rail Shipping Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440 x 222, jburgess@scenichudson.org New draft regulations al… Read More

Orange County Joins Growing List of Local Governments Passing Resolutions to Protect their Citizens from Crude Oil Risks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org OSSINING, NY – August 11, 2014 – Following recent actions taken by Albany, Rockland and Ulster Counties, the O… Read More

Riverkeeper Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking on Transport of Flammable Fuel by Rail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Continues call for immediate emergency action to ban the use of DOT-111 train cars to carry crude oi… Read More

Community Meeting on The Risks of Transporting Crude Oil on the Hudson

Join Riverkeeper’s Kate Hudson, Watershed Program Director and Scenic Hudson for a presentation about the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson Valley on July 9, 2014. This presentat… Read More
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