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New bumper stickers!

$1 per sticker at our storefront at 362 1/2 Warren Street (just below 4th Street, across from the 1st Presbyterian Church, in Hudson. Office hours are 9 am - 5 pm on weekdays, and weekends by appointment or by chance... Call Sue or Maiysha at (518) 822-0334 for more info.

With Catskill plant improved, Greenport proposal looks worse than ever

A public relations spokesman for St. Lawrence Cement has recently claimed that the company has signficantly reduced the nitrogen oxide emissions of its Catskill, NY plant, by some 1,079 tons per year.

Eagle visit results in double-bogey for SLC

Several weeks ago, St. Lawrence Cement took its show on the road to the editorial board of The Berkshire Eagle. But on July 9th, Berkshires-based opponents learned that the Eagle was distinctly unimpressed.

July 4th Weekend draws over 1,000 to Friends event

The annual Friends of Hudson cookout drew 400 picnickers this year to The Federation of Polish Sportsmen, our largest attendance in three years. Among those present were Assemblyman Patrick Manning, Hudson Supervisor Daniel Grandinetti, and Hudson aldermen Robert O'Brien and Christopher Nedwick.

Medical community blasts St. Lawrence Cement

In a trio of letters published June 30th in The Register-Star, St. Lawrence Cement's recent public relations gambits were taken apart in devastating fashion by members of the local medical community.

Hand-painted signs and much more at July 6th

Friends of Hudson's annual cookout on July 6th at the Federation of Polish Sportsmen in Greenport will focus this year on the creativity of our membership.

SLC's Swiss owner under investigation; steps down "temporarily" from Holcim board

Thomas Schmidheiny has stepped down "temporarily" from the board of cement giant Holcim while he is being investigated by Spanish authorities for possible insider trading violations, according to The Financial Times of London.

Where our members live

Friends of Hudson is re-releasing the results of its extensive membership poll (completed last winter), which gives detailed breakdowns of where our members' primary residences are:

How close would the stack be?

Click HERE and HERE to see two new aerial photos, showing the proximity of the proposed St. Lawrence Cement stack to key sites in Hudson, such as Columbia Memorial Hospital, The Hudson Middle School, and the City's water supplies.

Cement plant battle hits Page One

The Sunday, June 2nd edition of The Albany-Times includes a four-page spread on the St. Lawrence Cement "Greenport project," starting on the front page. Just a few of the headlines from the special report, many of them quoting directly from the company's own application: