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Mercury Still Unregulated in the Cement Industry

Cement Industry Mercury Emissions Continue to Be Unregulated at State and National Levels Despite Science, Public Opinon and Court Orders

Draft LWRP Needs Revisions

City Should Resolve Serious Deficiencies Before Adopting the Plan

Needs More Public Engagement, Less Focus on SLC

LWRP Should Consider All Waterfront Assets

Colarusso Mining Expansion Permit: DEIS Not Adequate to Protect Public Health and Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Hudson NY
April 5, 2007

Friends of Hudson Files Comments on Colarusso Mining Expansion Permit; Calls for Substantial Revision and Additional Permit Conditions
Expert Review Finds Potential Environmental Impacts Have Not Been Adequately Addressed

Take Action on Colarusso's Mining Expansion Permit Application

A. Colarusso and Son proposes to expand an existing permitted limestone quarry on Becraft Mountain. The project site is located on the east side of Newman Road, south of NYS Route 23B in the Town of Greenport, Columbia County.

Groups Challenge EPA's Do-Nothing Rule on Cement Kilns' Mercury Pollution

Friends of Hudson and other activists back in court to challenge EPA’s latest refusal to control toxic mercury emissions

Dr. David Fitzjarrald to speak on Air Quality in the Hudson Valley

Thursday, October 19, 2006 at 7 PM
Friends of Hudson
611 Warren Street, 2nd floor
Hudson NY

Dr. Mitch Gaynor to Speak on Air Quality and Human Health

Saturday, September 16, 2006 at 2 PM
Friends of Hudson
611 Warren Street, 2nd Floor

Poughkeepsie Journal: Cement plants are state's top mercury pollution source

Cement plants are state's top mercury pollution source
Emissions control regulations lag; contamination poses health risks

By Dan Shapley
Poughkeepsie Journal, Sunday, July 16, 2006

Friends of Hudson, Earthjustice, Other Groups Challenge New EPA Rule That Gives Refineries, Chemical Plants Free Pass for Toxic Air Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2006

Friends of Hudson, Earthjustice, Other Groups Challenge New EPA Rule That Gives Refineries, Chemical Plants Free Pass for Toxic Air Pollution

Environmental, public health coalition challenges illegal rule in federal court

Speaker Series June 2006

The Changing Columbia County Farmscape

Thursday, June 29, 2006, 7PM
Friends of Hudson
611 Warren Street, 2nd Floor

Conrad Vispo of the Farmscape Ecology Program based at Hawthorne Valley Farm, Harlemville, Ghent will present The Changing Farmscape of Columbia County.

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