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DEC Grants Tire-burning Permit to Lafarge

On April 24, 2006 the DEC issued a tire-burning permit for Lafarge’s cement plant in Ravena New York.

Friends of Hudson has been opposing this proposal since it was first announced in November 2003.

Speaker Series May 2006

Community Applications of Advanced Energy Technologies

Thursday May 4, 7 PM
611 Warren Street, 2nd floor
Hudson

Hudson Commissioner of Public Works Michael O’Hara will discuss Community Applications of Advanced Energy Technologies.

Our Current Projects

Sprawl education and empowerment

Our Current Projects

Alternative Energy for Municipalities: Exploring the Possibilities
Saturday March 18, 1 pm

James Sheldon at Friends of Hudson

The Cost of Sprawl
Sunday, March 5, 10 am

James Sheldon’s talks and columns have helped many of us better understand the financial burdens on individuals and communities that result from unmanaged growth and development.

Film Screening

Independent America: The Two-Lane Search for Mom and Pop
Thursday, February 2

Speaker Series January 2006

Everything You Always Wanted to Know about Freedom of Information and Open Meetings Laws but Were Afraid to Ask

On Thursday, January 12, 2006 at 7 PM Friends of Hudson will present a talk by Bob Freeman, Executive Director of the Committee on Open Government of New York State

MAKING OUR MOVE...

After four years at our present location, we are moving on November 9 to our new address, 611 Warren Street . This second floor space is bright and airy, with room for us to grow.

FRIENDS OF HUDSON CALLS ON DEC TO DENY LAFARGE TIRE-BURNING PERMIT

Friends of Hudson calls upon the DEC to deny Tire-Burning Permit for Lafarge’s Ravena NY cement plant. Several factors in this application are cause for concern.

LAFARGE PETITION DRIVE GATHERS STEAM

* Hearing Thursday at 7 pm on company's tire-burn plan

* Residents express concerns about health effects, technology choices, enforcement and alternatives

* Towns and citizens still waiting for DEC response on extension of public comment period

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