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Maine: SLC proposal 'not neighborly at all'; Connecticut: "stop this cement plant"

BANGOR, Me. / HARTFORD, Ct. -- On December 9th and 11th, the Bangor Daily News and the Hartford Courant became just the latest in a long string of newspapers to come out against the proposed St. Lawrence Cement plant.

Storefront open for WinterWalk

The Friends of Hudson storefront will be open for the WinterWalk in Hudson this Saturday, December 6th, from 5-8 pm. Our offices are located at 362-1/2 Warren Street, just below 4th street (and across from the First Presbyterian Church).

NEWS FLASH: Lochbrunner replaced as SLC Greenport manager

HUDSON (NY) -- St. Lawrence Cement has quietly announced to a few select members of the press that their project director, Phillip Lochbrunner, has been replaced.

Major Connecticut paper adds voice to plant fight

NEW HAVEN (CONN.) -- The New Haven Register came out on November 28th against the proposed St. Lawrence Cement plant. To read the entire editorial, click HERE.

There are several seven sides to every story: Editorial views on SLC from the region's papers

HUDSON -- In the past five years since the first quiet annoucement of the St. Lawrence Cement proposal here in the mid-Hudson Valley, newspapers covering the issue have one-by-one staked out editorial positions on the widening controversy.

The Times and Globe blast SLC: Take action today!

In the space of three days, both the Boston Globe and the New York Times have editorialized prominently against the coal-fired St. Lawrence Cement proposal:

Click HERE to read the Globe editorial, and click HERE to read the Times editorial.

Fair booth is a big hit - Volunteers find sympathetic audience

Over 40 volunteers staffed the Friends of Hudson booth at the Columbia County Fair over the weekend.

New: Make donations securely online!

Friends adds ability to make tax-deductible donations, buy merchandise securely online. Using the reputable and well-established nonprofit donation service, Friends of Hudson supporters can now make donations to our work online via a credit card (and some debit cards).

Local activist to receive national award. Friends director to be honored by national radio program at Labor Day rock concert in Denver

HUDSON, NY / DENVER, CO — The national weekly radio program ETOWN will honor Hudson Valley resident Sam Pratt at its annual rock festival on Labor Day at Red Rocks Amphitheater outside Denver.