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The Hudson River is infamous for being one of the most polluted rivers in America, but its waters have a lot more to them than meets the eye. Estuaries like the Hudson are some of the most biodiverse ecosystems in the world, where one can find marine, brackish and freshwater species intermingling in a ...
NY state extends comment period about proposed fences and gates along railroad tracks on east side of Hudson River. An Amtrak train passes a pickup along the Hudson River shore in Tivoli in April 2015. File photo by William J. Kemble. By William J. Kemble, news@freemanonline.com. Posted: 03/26/18, ...

Comments. KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hudson River Museum on East Strand will offer two new programs for families and young adults scheduled in April, May and June. ... Pre-registration is required and the Hudson River Maritime Museum may add individuals to a group if there are spaces still available.
The deadline for submitting comments to the Department of State's (DOS) Office of Planning and Development concerning Amtrak's proposal to install 8,600 feet of fencing along railroad tracks on the west shore of the Hudson River between Stuyvesant and Rhinebeck is fast approaching. The comment ...
“Besides our continuing effort to support the stand-up of the HRSC the Coast Guard has not yet made any decisions regarding establishing anchorages or using other waterways management tools to manage navigation risk on the Hudson River,” according to a Coast Guard report released Tuesday.
Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, marking its 40th anniversary in June, will welcome Jeff Tweedy, Rhiannon Giddens, Willie Nile, Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore among the first-time performers at the festival, which honors the legacy of the late folk singer and activist Pete Seeger.

Anderson has said the commuter railroads that do not meet the deadline could be banned from its tracks, including the tunnels under the Hudson River. The National Transportation Safety Board has called the speed control system for freight and passenger railroads one of its most wanted safety ...
New York City FC return most of its starting back line while adding quality pieces for depth. By J3K Mar 1, 2018, 1:37pm EST. Share Tweet Share. Share 2018 NYCFC roster preview: Defenders. tweet share Reddit Pocket Flipboard Email. Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports. With opening day of the 2018 MLS season almost ...
The Hudson Valley sips from a variety of sources: municipal reservoirs, lakes, and the Hudson River—a body of water which 100,000 people in the region rely on for everyday consumption. The river also has a storied history of contamination: Over 30 years, General Electric discharged polychlorinated ...
In a subsequent blog post, Dan Shapley, director of the Riverkeeper Water Quality Program, said, “The study also points to the importance of protecting Hudson River tributaries, such as the Catskill, Esopus and Stockport Creeks, that may provide a buffer against pollution upstream by contributing relatively ...
Municipalities that draw drinking water from the Hudson River have banded together to identify steps toward cleaner drinking water. Riverkeeper and members of seven municipalities released a new report Thursday that includes key actions they plan to take to protect their shared source of drinking water ...
Testing reveals caffeine, other drugs lurking in Hudson River. Sewage systems dump medications for high blood pressure, ulcers, pain relief into the waters. Brian Nearing ...
A new federal spending bill contains less money than originally planned for a new Hudson River train tunnel. But lawmakers say the project, known as Gateway, can now begin, despite opposition from President Donald Trump and his transportation secretary. The House originally included $900 million for ...
The House approved a massive spending plan that not only keeps the government open but includes money for the Gateway Tunnel, a massive project that would create a new link for trains under the Hudson River. Experts and politicians from both parties consider it one of the most important transportation ...
The $30 billion Gateway proposal, which includes a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey, has bogged down in an acrimonious fight with the states as Trump prepares to roll out his infrastructure plan on Monday. Democratic senators from New Jersey and New ...
The $30 billion Gateway proposal, which includes a new rail tunnel under the Hudson River between New York City and New Jersey, has bogged down in an acrimonious fight with the states as Trump prepares to roll out his infrastructure plan on Monday. Democratic senators from New Jersey and New ...
If you want to start your day early, catch the Metro-North Eagle Train leaving Poughkeepsie at 8:50 a.m. and ride to Croton-Harmon in the same car with a naturalist, who'll be pointing out winter bird life along the Hudson River. Time was, not so long ago, that the rare chance of spotting a bald eagle here in ...

KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hudson River Maritime Museum has announced a special lecture to take place on Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. in the museum's main gallery. In July of 2016, Max Kufner and Laura Ifill left Kingston on their 32 Westsail, to attempt a circumnavigation of South America. They returned 375 days ...
The 2018 Clearwater Festival will take place June 16 and 17 at Croton Point Park in Croton-On-Hudson, New York within Westchester County. Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival (GHRR) takes place on the banks of the Hudson River in the picturesque park. Clearwater's GHRR features an eclectic ...
Upon first glance, there isn't a ton of design details that make this three-bedroom co-op along Riverside Drive especially appealing. The apartment is essentially a white box where the main attraction is the stunning views of Manhattan and the Hudson River. But there is a certain bit of history that makes this ...
The Hudson River remains contaminated with levels of PCBs that don't meet state and federal regulations and the river cleanup remains incomplete, according to an updated report issued by The Hudson River Natural Resources Trustees. The Trustees is a group made up of representatives from agencies ...
The Hudson River is seen from Champlain Canal Lock 1 on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 in Halfmoon, N.Y. Reports are out that claim PCB levels in the Hudson remain above safety levels. (Lori Van Buren/Times Union). Photo: Lori Van Buren, Albany Times Union. Buy this photo. Image 2 of 118. Buy photo.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is teaming up with the state to expand its evaluation of the massive Hudson River PCB cleanup. The EPA announced it is working with the state Department of Environmental Conservation to evaluate around 1,800 sediment samples taken in 2017 from the upper ...
Dredging is carried out in December 2014 on the Hudson River near Stillwater, Saratoga County. ... ALBANY, N.Y. >> The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will conduct additional studies of the Hudson River as it considers the effectiveness of the recent $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the waterway ...
4 that he would resign in April and work with his replacement to have a smooth transition. AECOM was part of a joint venture with two other companies that were awarded a $111 million contract to do final designs on the ARC Tunnel, which would build two new rail tunnels across the Hudson River.
RHINEBECK, N,Y. >> The tank barge RTC 62 makes its way up the Hudson River on Sunday through a channel in the ice. This photo, taken from a drone, shows the barge heading north, just south of the Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge. The land at the top of the photo is the Ulster County side of the river.
It should have been done by now: 2018 was the expected completion year of the new railroad tunnels under the Hudson River. When it was proposed in 2009, the $9 billion project was the biggest infrastructure initiative in the country. Now it's just a footnote to history. Why do rail tunnels from New York's ...
The EPA is reviewing 2,000 comments on the Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report for the Hudson River. General Electric has requested a certificate of completion for its cleanup of cancer-causing poly-chlorinated biphenyls in the Hudson, but the EPA said in a Jan. 2 letter it was delaying judgment ...
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hudson River Maritime Museum has announced its participation in Bank of America's Museums on Us program, which provides Bank of America and Merrill Lynch cardholders with free general admission to more than 200 of the nation's finest arts, cultural and educational ...
EPA Receives 2,000 Comments on Hudson River Cleanup. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it has received about 2,000 public comments as it reviews a $1.7 billion Superfund cleanup of the upper Hudson River. Jan. 21, 2018, at 1:15 p.m.. EPA Receives 2,000 Comments on Hudson River Cleanup. Share.
A flood warning for the Hudson River in central Warren County has been extended into Thursday as water continues to course over Route 418 and local ... been at least temporarily derailed by the flooding, as the railroad's tracks that run along the Hudson River have been covered in flood waters and ice.
Real estate developer Douglas Durst on Friday was named to the board of Hudson River Park Trust, which he has feuded with for years over their ostensibly shared goal of finishing the sprawling park. The appointment, by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer, came in the wake of a lawsuit Durst ...
US Airways Flight 1549 crashes in Hudson River. Rescue crews surround the US Airways plane where passengers can be seen being rescued on Hudson River. Airbus A320-214 flying this route struck a flock of Canada Geese during its initial takeoff, lost engine power and landed in the Hudson River off ...
Nine years ago Monday, US Airways Flight 1549 crash-landed on the Hudson River with no fatalities, causing it to be dubbed "Miracle on the Hudson." Eyewitness News had extensive breaking news coverage on-air and online as soon as word of the water landing hit our newsroom that cold afternoon.
Medina is a dynamic left winger with an eye for goal who will slot into the starting lineup right away. The 20-year-old Paraguayan international heads to New York from Club Libertad as NYCFC's first “Young Designated Player.” As long as NYCFC doesn't sell or trade one of their starting center backs, ...
KINGSTON, N.Y. >> The Hudson River Maritime Museum announced a winter lecture on Jan. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Riverport Wooden Boat School classroom. Tashae Smith, who is education coordinator at the Hudson River Maritime Museum, will explore the Alsdorf family's successful musical lineage and ...
CBS 6 launched the Freihofer's Sky Eye 6 to see the Hudson River. Patrol Lt. Peter DiFiore of the Warren County Sheriff's office says the unseasonably warm temperatures last week caused the ice in the river to break up. It then froze and got congested under the bridge, backing up water. Fast moving water could be seen ...
Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer named Douglas Durst on Friday to the board of Hudson River Park Trust, the latest twist in the saga over the park that notoriously pitted Durst against media mogul Barry Diller. Ostensibly, Durst is there to finish the sprawling park, Crain's reported. “I asked him to ...
Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The Route 418 bridge over the Hudson River in Warren County remained closed Sunday by ice jam-related problems that forced the river over the nearby road, and the county's emergency services director said the extent of the damage could keep it closed for weeks.
BY LINCOLN ANDERSON | They say you can't go home again — but that apparently doesn't apply to Douglas Durst, who has just been appointed by the borough president to the board of directors of the Hudson River Park Trust. Durst was formerly a leading light of the Hudson River Park, serving for years ...
The developer of a planned $60 million project proposed for a former oil tank farm an island in the Hudson River between Green Island and Troy will remove underground petroleum and thousands of tons of tainted soil, under a clean-up plan proposed by the state Department of Environmental ...
But did you know that it was also cold enough to freeze the Hudson River? Following last week's blizzard, which blanketed much of the Garden State with several inches of snow, several news outlets reported U.S. Coast Guard rescues of vessels beset by ice in the frigid waterway, which spans New Jersey ...
The Hudson River cleanup appears to be stuck at a crossroads. In a much-anticipated response to General Electric's request for a certificate of completion for its cleanup of PCBs, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said in a Jan. 2 letter it is delaying judgment until it finalizes the 5-year review of the ...
ALBANY, NY (WRGB) - Thursday morning, the Coast Guard sent an ice-cutting ship out on the Hudson River from the Port of Albany. The Sturgeon Bay cutter left the Port of Albany shortly after 8:00 am. The crew plans to drive down to Kingston, and possibly head back to Albany at the end of the day. Their goal is to break up ...
Assemblyman John McDonald III also said new maps could show that the risk of the Hudson River flooding in Green Island and other river towns is actually less than was shown by the current maps. He said that could stabilize or even reduce the insurance premiums. In 2015, new federal legislation meant ...
Parts of Warren County remained under a flood warning Friday evening because of an ice jam along the Hudson River, according to the National Weather Service. Flooding hit that morning along Route 418 between Thurman and Warrensburg, along River Road in Thurman and along Warrensburg Stony ...
It's down to the wire. EPA Region 2 Administrator Pete Lopez will make the final decision on whether the Hudson River gets the PCB cleanup necessary to restore the river's health — which we need to keep the region's people, communities and economies strong. When the consequences of a choice are so ...
River Road in Thurman was washed out Saturday. The Thurman Warrensburg Bridge can be seen in the back. The ice jam that was reportedly blamed for the flooding broke up early Saturday, and ice that flowed onto roads was being cleaned up. But it appeared the road was damaged in numerous spots.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has informed General Electric that its decision about whether to formally determine that the Upper Hudson River PCB cleanup is complete is delayed. Meantime, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service sent a letter to the EPA, saying additional cleanup would accelerate ...
A disabled NJ Transit train and a broken-down truck on Route 3 are causing delays for commuters on Monday morning. NJ Transit is reporting 60-minute delays to trains traveling to and from New York, Penn Station due to a disabled train, according to an agency alert. Delays were 20 minutes before being ...


 

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