ned sullivan http://wamc.org en A Champion For The Environment And Peace Dies At 106 http://wamc.org/post/champion-environment-and-peace-dies-106 <p></p><p>A well-known philanthropist and environmentalist who had a hilltop residence in New York’s Hudson Valley has died. She was also a champion for world peace.&nbsp;</p><p>Kathryn Wasserman Davis died at the age of 106 on Tuesday. She took up both painting and kayaking in her 90s; the latter she sometimes shared with Poughkeepsie-based Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan, along the Hudson and other rivers.</p><p>Sullivan says he recalls last kayaking with her in the fall, when Davis was 105.</p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 00:54:12 +0000 Allison Dunne 63148 at http://wamc.org A Champion For The Environment And Peace Dies At 106 State, environmental groups agree on new TZ Bridge environmental issues http://wamc.org/post/state-environmental-groups-agree-new-tz-bridge-environmental-issues-0 <p>TARRYTOWN – The state has reached an agreement with environmental groups Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson on permits that will include extensive environmental protective measures and mitigation funding to protect the Hudson River and minimize environmental impacts during construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.</p><p>As a result, the state Department of Environmental Conservation Wednesday issued an environmental permit containing the protections authorizing the New York State Thruway Authority to proceed with construction.</p> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 12:25:01 +0000 Hank Gross 60891 at http://wamc.org State, environmental groups agree on new TZ Bridge environmental issues Alan Chartock...In Conversation with Scenic Hudson http://wamc.org/post/alan-chartockin-conversation-scenic-hudson <p>Alan is joined by three guests to discuss the 50th anniversary of Scenic Hudson, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting and restoring the Hudson River and the Hudson River Valley of New York State: Ned Sullivan is president of Scenic Hudson and has led the organization since 1999. He holds an MBA and master’s in environmental studies from Yale. Steve Rosenberg is the senior vice president of Scenic Hudson and has been with the organization for 22 years. Hayley Carlock, a recent law school graduate, works on the frontlines of the group’s environmental battles.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 58283 at http://wamc.org Alan Chartock...In Conversation with Scenic Hudson