Tappan Zee http://wamc.org en HV Congresswoman Writes to IRS Chief About New NY Bridge Grants http://wamc.org/post/hv-congresswoman-writes-irs-chief-about-new-ny-bridge-grants <p></p><p>A New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley has penned a letter to the IRS commissioner about noise reduction grants pertaining to the new Tappan Zee Bridge.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:41:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 95481 at http://wamc.org HV Congresswoman Writes to IRS Chief About New NY Bridge Grants New Tappan Zee Bridge Loan Brought Into Question http://wamc.org/post/new-tappan-zee-bridge-loan-brought-question <p></p><p>Several environmental advocacy groups have lodged a formal protest against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's plan to help pay for a new Tappan Zee Bridge using $511 million in loans from a clean water fund.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 17:30:01 +0000 Allison Dunne 93432 at http://wamc.org New Tappan Zee Bridge Loan Brought Into Question President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model http://wamc.org/post/president-obama-points-ny-bridge-project-model <p></p><p></p><p>President Barack Obama stood on the banks of the Hudson River Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge as a backdrop. He was in Tarrytown to push a $302 billion transportation plan, and shine a light on a replacement bridge project already under way.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 17:20:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 90516 at http://wamc.org President Obama Points to NY Bridge Project As A Model President Obama Highlights New NY Bridge http://wamc.org/post/president-obama-highlights-new-ny-bridge <p>President Obama was in Westchester County Wednesday, with the Tappan Zee Bridge behind him. He was there to call for investment in infrastructure and announce a plan to put a number of projects on a faster track.</p> Thu, 15 May 2014 09:15:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 90468 at http://wamc.org President Obama Highlights New NY Bridge Obama Scheduled To Speak At Tappan Zee http://wamc.org/post/obama-scheduled-speak-tappan-zee <p></p><p>President Barack Obama comes to New York Wednesday – Obama will speak at the Tappan Zee Bridge: White House officials say the President will call for more infrastructure spending. The 60-year old span is being replaced by a new bridge that is expected to be open by 2018. The Obama administration has been quick to approve major infrastructure projects whenever possible. Observers believe Governor Andrew Cuomo will appear with the President on Wednesday.</p><p></p> Sun, 11 May 2014 15:59:00 +0000 Dave Lucas 90165 at http://wamc.org Obama Scheduled To Speak At Tappan Zee Riverkeeper Alleges Two Violations Amid Bridge Construction http://wamc.org/post/riverkeeper-alleges-two-violations-amid-bridge-construction-1 <p>An environmental group in the Hudson Valley has put the New York State Thruway Authority on notice concerning two alleged violations during construction of the replacement Tappan Zee Bridge. &nbsp;One allegation involves monitoring an endangered fish species.</p><p>Westchester County-based Riverkeeper recently filed a notice of intent to sue the state Thruway Authority, Tappan Zee Constructors, and one of the contractors under the Clean Water Act. Here&rsquo;s Riverkeeper&rsquo;s Hudson River Program Director Phillip Musegaas.</p> Tue, 08 Oct 2013 23:10:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 75189 at http://wamc.org Riverkeeper Alleges Two Violations Amid Bridge Construction An Investigation Continues Into A Fatal Boat Crash On The Hudson http://wamc.org/post/investigation-continues-fatal-boat-crash-hudson <p>WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities say a bride-to-be who was killed in a New York boating accident died from drowning and severe head injuries.</p> Tue, 30 Jul 2013 10:33:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 70287 at http://wamc.org An Investigation Continues Into A Fatal Boat Crash On The Hudson Comptroller promises close Tappan Zee oversight http://wamc.org/post/comptroller-promises-close-tappan-zee-oversight <p>With the state anxious to begin construction on a new Tappan Zee Bridge, New York Comptroller Tom DiNapoli says his office will be keeping a close eye on the financing of the more than three billion dollar project. DiNapoli spoke on WAMC’s Capitol Connection program.</p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 03:12:00 +0000 wamc news 55977 at http://wamc.org Comptroller promises close Tappan Zee oversight Tappan Zee Tunnel? http://wamc.org/post/tappan-zee-tunnel <p>As the New York State Thruway presses on with plans to replace the Tappan Zee bridge, environmentalists are asking the state continue to seek out alternatives. Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports.</p><p>Under current plans, a new 8-lane bridge would replace the current Tappan Zee at a cost of 5-point-4 billion dollars. The environmental group Riverkeeper wants the state to consider whether or not a tunnel might be a better alternative.</p> Mon, 25 Jun 2012 16:10:27 +0000 Dave Lucas 41751 at http://wamc.org