Backlash over plan to park oil barges on Hudson

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“It’s the forgotten river for so many here, but this proposal will affect New Jersey, no question,” said Gil Hawkins, president of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association

U.S. Coast Guard Anchorage Proposal May Harm Health of Hudson

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“The scale of the proposal is unlike anything we’ve ever seen before,” says Andy Bicking, Director of Public Policy for Scenic Hudson, the environmental advocacy agency. “It’s a massive endeavor that would make the river a virtual parking lot for these barges.”

Saugerties town government opposes pipelines, anchorages

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“The anchorages plan, while not located in waters off Saugerties, is an improper use of this important estuary for Saugerties because of the potential damages to heritage tourism, upon which Saugerties and the Saugerties Lighthouse depend for our economic vitality.”