147344148998074The Riverkeeper has a landing page with all of its articles and reports about the anchorages, here.  Riverkeeper also has a great collection of photos on Flickr.


Riverkeeper submits comments on proposed Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper: People in the Hudson Valley have spoken up for their river like never before. The last six months have brought out a unified plea in response to a proposal to dramatically increase designated areas for commercial vessels to drop anchor ...

6 things you should know about the proposed Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper: 1. They say it’s about safety. But it’s really about oil. In its request to the Coast Guard, the shipping industry made very clear what’s driving this: “For several years the United States of America has developed as a major energy ...

Fact-check: Industry’s false claims about Hudson River anchorages

Riverkeeper: Riverkeeper, elected officials and the general public are dismayed that some of the arguments being offered by the industry are blatant falsehoods – statements that are easily disputed by the facts. CLAIM: This is nothing new. Vessel operators have been ...

What You Need To Know About the Proposed Hudson River Anchorage Sites

Westchester Magazine: A proposal to establish new anchorage grounds along the Hudson River from Yonkers to Kingston is currently under consideration by the Coast Guard as a means to improve safety and efficiency for massive barges traveling up the river. Presently, the ...

Riverkeeper: Proposed new Hudson River anchorage grounds: Critical issues and what you can do

Riverkeeper: In June, the U.S. Coast Guard announced that it was soliciting comments and concerns from the public on a proposal to establish a large number of anchorage grounds for commercial vessels in the Hudson River – 30 berths in ...

Riverkeeper: Crude Oil Transport

Riverkeeper: With very little public awareness and no study of environmental impacts, the oil industry has made the Hudson Valley into one arm of a dangerous “virtual pipeline” for crude oil that snakes thousands of miles by rail, barge and ...

New Crude Oil Shipments on the Hudson – via Tanker, Barge & Train

Riverkeeper:  In the last 12 months, a new industry has started on the Hudson River, as shipments of crude oil from the Bakken fields of North Dakota have arrived by rail in Albany, for shipment by rail and barge to ...

Webinar: Crude Oil Transport on the Hudson- Riverkeeper & Scenic Hudson

For more information about the slides, see Crude Oil Transport on the Hudson- Riverkeeper & Scenic Hudson from Jeremy Cherson ...