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Castleton-on-Hudson- Route 9J Bridge

About this location:

This study site is where the Moordener Kill, which is a medium gradient, warm water stream, with a gravelly substrate, drains its approximately 33 square miles into the Hudson River. The Moordener Kill is an important spawning and nursery area for a variety of coastal migratory fish species. A proposed pipeline route would cross the estuary marsh, a significant feeding area for the protected Atlantic Sturgeon, at the mouth of the Moordener Kill.

Agencies Responsible:

Rensselaer County Dept. of Health: 518-270-2626; NYSDEC Region 4: 518-357-2068

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