Posts Tagged ‘crude oil transport’

Groups Challenge New York State’s Decision Not to Require Full Environmental Review of Plan to Expand Albany Crude Oil Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, 212-845-7390, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Facts show impacts to commun… Read More

Riverkeeper Applauds Ulster County Passage of Resolutions to Protect Communities against Risks from Crude Oil Transport

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, [email protected] OSSINING, NY – May 21, 2014 – Last night, the Ulster County legislature passed two resolutions, with unanimous… Read More

DOT Action Fails to Fully Address Grave Risks of Shipping Explosive Crude through Communities and Along the Hudson River

Statement from Riverkeeper “The announcement by DOT Secretary Anthony Foxx that the agency has issued an emergency order requiring railroads to notify state emergency management officials before mov… Read More

Enviro Groups Call for Emergency Action to Halt Crude Oil Trains in Light of Today’s Accident in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 914-489-0362, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Statement b… Read More

Broad Coalition Urges DEC to Set Deadline for Answers from Global Companies

Coalition also demands that DEC conduct an independent audit of Global’s crude oil shipments Albany, NY ( From the desk of Earthjustice, Contact: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, (518) 860-3696) A … Read More

Governor Cuomo’s Concerns about Crude Oil Transport Should be followed by Immediate Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2014 Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, [email protected] Statement from Riverkeeper “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statement during an interview on … Read More

Groups Support Governor Cuomo’s Executive Order Directing State and Federal Agencies to Comprehensively Review Safety of Crude Oil Shipments, but Urge Additional Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Kate Slusark Kiely, Natural Resources Defense Council, 212 727 4592; [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516 526 9371; [email protected] Jay Burgess, S… Read More

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