Posts Tagged ‘crude oil’

Key bill on anchorages passes Assembly 93-2; Senate must act

The NYS Assembly passed legislation by a vote of 93-2 to help protect the Hudson and waterfront communities from dangerous oil barges and unnecessary anchorages requested by industry. In order for th… Read More

Tell the NY State Senate: Protect the Hudson from Oil Barges

Can we count on you to defend the Hudson from 43 newly proposed anchorage sites for commercial vessels? A bill (S.5197a/A.6825a) has been introduced in the New York State Senate and Assembly that wou… Read More

Riverkeeper supports legislation that gives towns a voice in pipeline approvals

Memorandum of Support A.2446 (Skartados) S.5139 (Amedore) Bill Title: An ACT to amend the Transportation Corporation Law in relation to the construction of new pipe lines Summary of Proposed Legislati… Read More

Beacon: Stop Crude Oil Transport Through the Hudson Valley

Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, LLC has proposed to construct two parallel pipelines each up to 20 inches in diameter that would run from Albany, NY to Linden, NJ along the NYS Thruway and through private … Read More

Tell Congress: Support the Hudson River Protection Act

Riverkeeper is proud to support the Hudson River Protection Act (H.R. 1504) sponsored by Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney and Eliot Engel, which would limit the areas that may be designated as anc… Read More

Fireside chat with the The Hudson: A River at Risk

A series of short films produced by environmentalist, adventurer and filmmaker Jon Bowermaster will highlight the growing threats to the river environment and the local towns. The films will feature s… Read More

Activists Will Say No! to the Pilgrim Pipeline and Its Wall Street Finance Firm

New Yorkers Will Call Out Ares Management, the Private Equity Backer of the controversial NY/NJ Oil Pipeline proposal, which is an accident waiting to happen and whose oil, if burned, would produce as… Read More

Broad Coalition Demands Thorough Review of Pilgrim Pipelines

220 Groups Call for a Robust Public Scoping Process Local businesses, faith groups and environmental groups call on New York officials to conduct a thorough review of a danger… Read More

Riverkeeper Calls for Robust Nationwide Review of Crude-by-Rail Insurance Industry

Comments submitted on a federal agency assessment of insurance availability and liability rules for hazardous waste transport by rail. On December 4, 2015, President Obama signed legislation entitled,… Read More

Pilgrim Pipelines review opens with State Determination that project could result in multiple significant environmental impacts

For immediate release: Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, ext. 239 Lead agencies cite “unprecedented” use of thruway right of way as a threat to public safety in callin… Read More

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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