Coast Guard scuttles Hudson River anchorage proposal, at least for now (Media Roundup)

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Today the U.S. Coast Guard issued its report on the Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshops held in November 2017.  The gist is that the proposal to establish many new anchorages has been suspended, at least for now.  Here are some of the news articles that came out today about the report.

Coast Guard Wise to Avoid for Now Citizen-Opposed Hudson Anchorages and Pursue Other …

Scenic Hudson: HUDSON VALLEY , N.Y.—Today the U.S. Coast Guard issued its report on the Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) workshops held in November 2017.  Read more.

Coast Guard scuttles Hudson River anchorage proposal

Daily News: KINGSTON, N.Y. (AP) — A proposal to allow up to 43 crude oil barges to anchor in the Hudson River south of Albany has been scuttled after the U.S. Coast Guard issued a 77-page report on the issue.  Read more.

Coast Guard noncommittal on oil barge future for Hudson River

Albany Times Union: Controversial shelved plans to allow crude oil barges to anchor in the Hudson River were kept in limbo in a U.S. Coast Guard study issued Tuesday.  Read more.

Coast Guard report says more time needed to reach conclusion about Hudson River anchorage …

Kingston Daily Freeman: The Coast Guard has not yet made any decisions regarding establishing anchorages or using other waterways-management tools to manage navigation risk on the Hudson River ,” the report states. “The Coast Guard will use this … report, together with other information, to determine whether, and to what …  Read more.

Coast Guard: Hudson River anchorage proposal off the table

Lohud: The Coast Guard has scuttled a plan to allow new commercial shipping anchorages along the Hudson River — but environmental advocates say the fight is not over.…  Read more.

Coast Guard says, for now, no new Hudson River anchorages

MidHudsonNews.com: ALBANY – The US Coast Guard, Tuesday, issued its report on the Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment and determined that allowing additional commercial anchorages on the Hudson River between Yonkers and Kingston was not an agreed upon recommendation to come from two …   Read more.

Coast Guard: No New Anchorages on Hudson, For Now

NRDC: The United States Coast Guard issued its Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) Report for the Hudson River yesterday. Notably, it did not include a plan to add additional anchorages, places for ships to anchor, along any part of the Hudson River, making this the latest victory in our campaign to protect the river from further industrialization.   Read more.

Coast Guard: No decision on new Hudson River anchorages

Workboat: The Coast Guard has deferred any decision on creating new barge anchorages on New York’s Hudson River, after months of study and intense political pressure from opponents of the proposal.

A new Hudson River Safety, Navigation and Operations Committee is already one outcome from a pair of big stakeholder meetings the Coast Guard convened at Albany and Poughkeepsie in November 2017.

As for new anchorages, that thorny subject is being put off, for the time being. The Coast Guard had sought to resolve conflicts using the Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) process, a workshop and dialogue framework that has been used on 58 other waterway systems since the late 1990s.  Read more.

No New Anchorages Sites For Now, Coast Guard Says

Rivertowns Patch: It seems that for the time being there will be no additional commercial anchorage sites on the Hudson River between Yonkers and Kingston. The U.S. Coast Guard Tuesday issued its report on the Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment which determined that allowing the new anchorage sites was not agreed upon.  Read more.  xx

Coast Guard Hudson River safety report: anchorage regulations need clarification

westfaironline: A report released Tuesday by the U.S. Coast Guard does not include a recommendation that additional anchorages be added to the Hudson River, but it does say regulations on where barges can anchor need clarification.  Read more.

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