Hudson River Anchorages

Preserving water quality and habitats, public action has twice halted the U.S. Coast Guard’s attempts to expand the locations where barges carrying hazardous materials can anchor, once in 2016 and again in 2023.

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Community Preservation Fund

PRESERVE NY COMMUNITIES: The Community Preservation Fund allows certain towns to set up funds to protect the land and historical buildings that maintain their unique identity. Find out if your town qualifies: https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/community-preservation-fund/ #DefendtheValley

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ECO-LOGIC: Greening New York’s Budget

KEEP NY GREEN: @GovKathyHochul I stand for a state budget that protects parks and open spaces, supports clean water and fresh air, and takes steps to stop climate change. RT if you agree! 🌳 https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/greening-nys-budget-working/ #DefendtheValley

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New York Bond Act

FUNDING AVAILABLE: The Bond Act provides $4.2 billion for environmental and community projects across New York State. Learn more about the project’s goals and available funds: https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/bond-act/ #DefendtheValley

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River Access

RECLAIMING OUR RIVER: On both shores of the Hudson, railroad tracks prevent communities from accessing the river. I join @scenichudson in protecting and enhancing river access for all. Read their plan: https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/river-access/ #DefendtheValley

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Rockland Desalination Plant (Haverstraw)

Our six-year campaign to halt construction of an environmentally harmful desalination plant on Haverstraw Bay — site of some of the river’s most important aquatic habitats — ended in victory when plans to build the facility were dropped.

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Stop Toxic Barges

Stop Toxic Barges

STOP TOXIC BARGES: Commercial shipping is crucial for the Hudson Valley’s economy, but that activity can’t put the water, wildlife, and people of the Hudson Valley at risk. Stay informed: https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/proposed-hudson-river-anchorages/ #DefendtheValley

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Stop the Plant

#STOPTHEPLANT: Say no to a new gas-fired power plant on the Hudson River in the Town of Newburgh! 💀 We must protect our air and water. Join @scenichudson and the coalition: https://defendthevalley.org/campaign/stop-the-plant/ #DefendtheValley

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