Students of the Pace University Environmental Policy Clinic conducted an investigation of the U.S. Coast Guard proposal to anchor oil barges on the Hudson. Six months later, the agency withdrew its proposal and began the proper studies the Clinic called for.
Maurice Hinchey changed forever the environmental stakes in New York State. He pursued corporations, organized crime and the United States Army with equal and unprecedented vigor, and was a tireless legislative advocate for the Hudson River.
A video view toward Storm King Mountain on an unusually high tide from the boardwalk at Constitution Marsh Audubon Center, where Pace students make an annual field trip each September. Partnerships are keystones of our environmental programming at Pace.
Pace student Rowan Lanning proposes a Deadbeat Dam Act to rid New York waters of nonfunctional dams that ruin aquatic ecostsystems. More than 1500 dams block Hudson River tributaries. The transformation of the Wynants Kill in Troy New York is evidence she is onto something. Video follows.
Oil Barges on the Hudson: Pace Environmental Policy Clinic Says Coast Guard Violated Procedures and Favored Shipping Industry
“How amazing is it that it took students from Pace University to shame and embarrass and expose the federal government on a situation like this?” ~ Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino