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Mass. DEP agrees with Friends engineering report: Agency finds that St. Lawrence Cement’s plant design would not attain lowest achievable emissions rate, and calls on New York to require new technology

HUDSON, N.Y. -- A new letter and review by officials in the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MADEP) agrees with findings in a recent report from Friends of Hudson’s engineering consultants at Camp, Dresser and McKee (CDM).

Download our Army Corps comments on SLC

Comments on St. Lawrence Cement's vast, coal-fired proposal for the mid-Hudson Valley, filed in April by Friends of Hudson attorneys at Young, Sommer..LLC, can now be downloaded from the Research section of our website -- or directly by clicking HERE.

Register-Star to run correction of editorialSole newspaper supporter of SLC agrees to run part, but not all of Friends rebuttal

The Register-Star has agreed to run a correction to its Monday, April 7th editorial, in which its publisher incorrectly claimed that Friends of Hudson is "a major part" of the Citizens Environmental Coalition.

St. Lawrence Cement named one of New York's Dirty DozenFriends of Hudson joins Citizens Environmental Coalition press conference in Albany

ALBANY, N.Y. -- St. Lawrence Cement received a Dirty Dozen Award from the Citizens Environmental Coalition at a press conference held in the Legislative Office Building in Albany on Tuesday, April 3rd.

Corps Comment period extended by 20 days

HUDSON, N.Y. -- In response to requests from intervenors, the U.S. Corps of Engineers has agreed to extend the public comment period for its review of the coal-fired St. Lawrence Cement project by 20 days.

4 out of 5 speak out against St. Lawrence Cement project

78% of speakers blast SLC; U.S. Army Corps urged to conduct own full, federal review

Allies set up web pages to send comments directly to Corps by April 1st comment deadline

Commissioner denies St. Lawrence

Crotty lets stand judges’ ruling which found that testimony from an SLC witness in ongoing ‘ungrandfathering’ hearings was irrelevant

Cement’s ‘emergency’ appeal

New online action page, petition to the Army Corps... New online action page, petition to the Army Corps

Important Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, Mar. 18 -- US Army Corps of Engineers public hearings on St.

Group calls for full impact statement, public hearing on Lehigh expansion

“Neg dec,” pollution, grandfathering, cumulative impacts with new St. Lawrence slag cement operation at Catskill not properly considered by company and DEC