Hudson Valley News

Hudson Valley News
9:17 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

Central Hudson, PSC Take FERC Matter To Court

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A Dutchess County-based utility company is turning to legal action in its opposition to a new capacity zone that it says is already translating into higher electric rates. The New York State Public Service Commission has also filed an emergency motion with the court.

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Hudson Valley News
1:12 pm
Tue May 13, 2014

NRC Sets Priority List For Detailing Seismic Risk

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has issued a priority list for nuclear power plants when it comes to detailing earthquake risk. The NRC is requiring more analysis about seismic risk from a number of plants, including Indian Point.

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Hudson Valley News
8:20 am
Tue May 13, 2014

NYS Casino Regulator Sets Minimum Investment Amounts

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) and (WAMC) — New York gambling regulators say developers proposing casinos in Orange County must commit to investing at least $350 million in the project.

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Hudson Valley News
6:49 pm
Mon May 12, 2014

NY Congresswoman Calls For Pay Equality

Credit WAMC, Allison Dunne

One day after Mother’s Day, a New York congresswoman from the Hudson Valley is calling for equal pay for women.

“When women succeed, America succeeds. When women succeed, America succeeds.” 

Congresswoman Nita Lowey, the senior Democrat on the House Appropriations Committee, stood in her Rockland County district office flanked by local elected officials and business leaders to highlight the consequences of pay inequity. 

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Hudson Valley News
7:31 pm
Sat May 10, 2014

Walkway Gathering Focuses On Solidarity Message To Nigeria

There will be a Mother’s Day walk in the Hudson Valley Sunday to send a solidarity message to Nigeria.

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Hudson Valley News
1:44 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

Times Herald-Record Metro Editor Talks About Proposed Casinos

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Times Herald-Record Metro Editor Barry Lewis recently penned a column entitled “Sullivan's not entitled to the casino it deserves”. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Lewis about what has become a casino contest between the Catskills and Orange County, as five developers have proposed resort casinos for Orange — most only recently.

http://www.recordonline.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20140427/NEWS/404270311

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Hudson Valley News
7:16 am
Fri May 9, 2014

New Designation Could Bring Federal Funds To A Dutchess Creek

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Two New York state lawmakers from the Hudson Valley say their legislation that would enable a waterway in Dutchess County to become eligible for federal funds awaits the governor’s signature.

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Hudson Valley News
6:26 am
Fri May 9, 2014

Developer For Proposed Newburgh Casino Highlights Poverty Figures

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The developer behind one of the proposed casinos for Orange County is ramping up its push.

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Hudson Valley News
6:46 am
Thu May 8, 2014

Program Offers Homeowners Help For Bridge Construction Noise

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Some homeowners in the lower Hudson Valley are eligible for funding to help block out noise during construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

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Hudson Valley News
9:46 pm
Wed May 7, 2014

Clearwater Names New Executive Director

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The New York environmental organization founded by the late Pete Seeger has a new executive director at the helm.

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