Restoring the Clearwater

For nearly a year the historic sloop ‘Clearwater’ was out of the water, on land, enduring what wooden boats have historically endured forever: Restoration. Onshore near the Hudson River Maritime [...]

Finding Sanctuary in the Hudson

by Eva Deitch - Nature has always been where I’ve known people go to clear their minds, reset, and reconnect with themselves and their surroundings. When I moved from Chicago to The Hudson [...]

City on the Water

With 520-miles of waterfront and four-out-of-five boroughs islands, New York City is truly a water city. Everywhere you go, there are tunnels and bridges delivering you over water, to such a [...]

A Pipeline Runs Through It

Two different pipelines, two different stories. One carries natural gas, the other crude oil. One goes under the Hudson River and skirts a troubled nuclear power plant, the other hoping to [...]

Anchors Away

While we were fighting tooth and nail to ban hydraulic fracturing in New York State, many didn’t notice the influx of large barges traversing the river. But if you are a resident of Kingston, [...]

PCB’s: A Toxic Legacy

Despite all the gains made by eliminating polluters, policing tributaries and better informing the public about how to keep the Hudson clean, the insidious leftover toxins dumped into the river [...]

Bomb Trains on the Hudson

The sight of long trains made up of one hundred-plus black, cylindrical cars, rolling slowly through cities and towns across North America – often within yards of office buildings, hospitals and [...]

The Long Shadow of Indian Point

The Indian Point Energy Center in Buchanan, NY, sits just thirty miles from Times Square. One of its three aging reactors has been offline since 1974; the two others are in need of updating.

A Bridge Over Troubled Waters

The new construction is a massive undertaking. More than 400 workers commute each day to 130 floating cranes, barges and tugboats to work on what will ultimately be the world’s widest bridge.

High Voltage / Dark Shadow

The new lines will climb to one-hundred-and-thirty-feet tall and follow 22 proposed corridors. Farm fields and orchards will be bisected, scenic landscapes and tourist destinations visually marred.