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ENGINEERS, AGENCIES AGREE: SLC PLANT NOT STATE-OF-THE-ART

ALBANY (N.Y.) -- Experts from one of the largest engineering firms on the East Coast have concluded that St. Lawrence Cement wrongly rejected advanced pollution control technology for its coal-fired Greenport proposal, according to a lengthy scientific report filed yesterday with the NYS Dept.

PHILIP GLASS BENEFIT TICKETS GO ON SALE

Hudson (N.Y.) -- Tickets are now available online for the April 17th concert by renowned composer Philip Glass here at the Mission Grange Hall, with all proceeds to benefit Friends of Hudson. To read the press release and/or obtain tickets, click HERE; or call (518) 822-0334.

STATE: SLC APPLICATION IS NOT 'SATISFACTORY'

ALBANY (N.Y.) -- The Division of Coastal Resources, an agency of The New York State Department of State, has found that St. Lawrence Cement's application is not "satisfactory," and is requiring the company to furnish new data and explanations on 10 broad questions.

THREE MAJOR EVENTS CELEBRATE FRIENDS 5TH ANNIVERSARY

Join Friends of Hudson as we celebrate five years of steadfast, people-powered dedication to protecting residents' health and quality of life in the Hudson Valley.

FEB. 7TH MEETING IN K'HOOK ON LAFARGE TIRE-BURNING PLAN

? Residents in Northern Columbia, Southern Rensselaer share concern with Greene and Albany counties

? Group places copy of application in Kinderhook library

CONGRESSMAN SAYS HE IS NEUTRAL ON SLC

RED HOOK -- During a recent visit to Dutchess County, Congressman John Sweeney was asked about the coal-fired SLC proposal by Kingston Daily Freeman reporter Patricia Doxsey:

ASSEMBLYMAN SPEAKS OUT ON SLC

ALBANY -- In a lengthy profile in the December 22nd, 2003 edition of the Capital District Business Review, Assemblyman Patrick Manning (R-East Fishkill, 6' 11") speaks out about the vast, coal-fired St. Lawrence Cement facility proposed for Hudson and Greenport.

WINTERWALK PHOTOS AVAILABLE ONLINE

Despite being rescheduled due to the recent Nor'easter, the 2003 WinterWalk sponsored by the Hudson Opera House drew sizable crowds to Warren Street on Saturday, December 13th. To view photographs of the festivities at the Friends of Hudson office, click HERE.

Poughkeepsie Journal: Protect Olana from industrial blight like SLC

POUGHKEEPSIE -- In an editorial both stern and celebratory, The Poughkeepsie Journal has bolstered its staunch opposition earlier this summer to the massive, coal-fired St. Lawrence Cement plant.

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