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Scenic Hudson and NYS DEC Confirm Limited Scope of O&G's South Bay Permit

In a press release issued on March 23, 2010 Scenic Hudson announced that "the DEC has clarified that the permit [issued to O&G] is limited to select maintenance activities on an abandoned railroad bed that runs through South Bay...The action makes clear that the DEC permit is not—contrary to

LWRP School Presentation and Comments

Third session well attended and well received

LWRP School; Public Comments due by March 15

Hudson LWRP/DGEIS Information SessionPresentation and Discussion
Third in a series during the City of Hudson's Public Comment Period
Saturday, March 6, 2010; 10 am-NoonSpace 360360 Warren StreetHudson
Conducted by the LWRP Task Force, a Friends of Hudson-initiated project

Public Meeting in Stuyvesant 11/20 to Focus on Lafarge

DEC Has Issued Draft Title V Air Permit; First Ever Cap on Mercury Emissions; 30-Day Public Comment Period Ends December 4, 2009

Erin Brockovich to Discuss Lafarge Cement Plant Emissions in Town Hall Meeting at Ravena HS

Well Known Environmental Advocate to Address Community Concerns

Lafarge Submits Air Permit Application

First of 3 Major Steps in Application Process for Ravena Plant Modernization; Company expects to submit DEIS in June

FoH's experts are reviewing the submission and gearing up for

EPA Proposes New Rules to Limit Mercury and Other Toxic Emissions from Cement Plants

EPA Proposes New Rules to Limit Mercury and Other ... CLICK HERE to sign FoH's petition supporting EPA's new rule

FoH, Other Community Groups Represented by Earthjustice in 2007 Lawsuit Hail EPA Proposal That Would Reduce Mercury Emissions Between 81 and 93 Percent

Dr. Ward Stone to Speak about Testing for Possible Contamination from Mercury and other Heavy Metals at Ravena Cement Plant

Friday, April 3, 2009 at 7 PM

Prominent NYS Wildlife Pathologist will be joined by Susan Falzon who will present an overview of Lafarge's Current Modernization Proposal

Public Meeting: Lafarge's Modernization Plans and Results of Mercury Emissions Tests

Rensselaer County EMC Announces Public Meeting, Tuesday 3/24 in Schodack

FoH Encourages Public Participation

Date, Time and Location
Tuesday March 24, 2009, 7-9 PM
Castleton Ambulance Headquarters, near intersection of Brookview (State Route 150) and Maple Hill Roads

Hudson Waterfront: Another Draft of LWRP to be Reviewed

Common Council Will Review Draft LWRP in Fall 2009