Press Coverage

Right now there is not a role for public input while this New York State-endorsed high-voltage power lines project undergoes further analysis. The Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition does want you to stay tuned. Please read this update from Summer 2016 and the latest press release from March 2017.  The below content is useful for background.

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Dec. 3, 2015:
WAMC’s Alan Chartock in Conversation with Ned Sullivan, President of Scenic Hudson

WGXC-FM, Oct. 15, 2015:
Interview with Ian Solomon and Sharon Kotler

Gossips of Rivertown, Oct. 14, 2015:
Is There an Exit Ramp Off the Energy Highway?

Register-Star, July 16, 2015:
PSC’s energy highway conference nears

The Millbrook Independent, July 11, 2015:
There is No Need for More Power Lines

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, July 10, 2015:
Regional Coalition: Powerlines Would Spoil Hudson Valley Views

imby, July 9, 2015:
Expert Reports Show Power Lines Would Have Major Environmental, Visual Impacts

Poughkeepsie Journal, July 9, 2015:
Power line contenders in mid-Hudson narrowed by state

Millbrook Independent, April, 2015:
Power lines again

Capital New York, Feb. 9, 2015:
Key component of Cuomo’s energy highway stalls

Poughkeepsie Journal, Dec. 12, 2014:
PSC will reconsider need for controversial power lines

New York Times, Nov. 28, 2014:
Anger Upstate Over Power Plan for New York City

Huffington Post, Nov. 24, 2014:
Cuomo’s Regulatory Chief Sets Precedent for Protecting Environment and Ratepayers

Poughkeepsie Journal, Nov. 20, 2014:
Researcher: Power line expansion not needed

The Columbia Paper, Nov. 6, 2014:
EDITORIAL: Got Energy?

Mid-Hudson News, Nov. 6, 2014:
Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition not sold on new power lines

Daily Freeman, Oct. 28, 2014:
Bard College professor to speak on power line project

Rhinebeck Community Forum, Oct. 26, 2014:
Physicist to Discuss Need for Major Power Lines Projects

Poughkeepsie Journal, Oct. 25, 2014:
Research physicist to talk about power lines

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Oct. 23 2014:
WAMC’s Alan Chartock In Conversation with Ned Sullivan, President of Scenic Hudson

Udell Communications (for Public Access Television), Oct. 22, 2014:
Monster Power Lines in the Mid-Hudson Valley are Not Needed

Gossips of Rivertown, Oct. 21, 2014:
Barrett to PSC: Abandon Power Line Project

Gossips of Rivertown, Oct. 20, 2014:
The Truth About the Power Lines

WNYT NewsChannel 13, Oct. 19, 2014:
Research shows Hudson Valley power line expansion not needed

imby, Oct. 19, 2014:
Now we know why we don’t need monster power lines

Register-Star, Oct. 19, 2014:
Getting off the energy highway — power line meeting draws huge crowd

Register-Star, Oct. 14, 2014:
Physicist to present power line findings

Register-Star, Oct. 10, 2014:
Power line meeting planned for Oct. 18

Times-Union, Sept. 18, 2014:
PSC: Reforming the Energy Vision

NPR Morning Edition, Sept. 10, 2014:
New York Says It’s Time To Flip The Switch On Its Power Grid

WAMC Northeast Public Radio, Sept. 8, 2014:
PSC Recommendations For Transmission Line Projects Draw Critiques

Register-Star, Sept. 6, 2014:
Lopez shares power line plan concerns

Poughkeepsie Journal, Sept. 5, 2014:
Coalition calls for halt to power line plans

Register-Star, Aug. 29, 2014:
Hudson Valley Smart Energy Coalition reacts to PSC’s proposed guidelines

Poughkeepsie Journal, Aug. 25, 2014:
ICYMI: Power line plans cross in Dutchess

Huffington Post, June 9, 2014:
New York’s Leaders Position State to Be National Model for Embracing Clean Energy

Huffington Post, May 23, 2014:
Meeting NYC’s Energy Needs Can’t Come at Hudson Valley’s Expense

New York Times, May 14, 2014:
With Power Comes Ambivalence

Register-Star, Mar. 28, 2014:
Coalition against power lines in holding pattern

Register-Star, Feb. 25, 2014:
League stands up in power line fight

Register-Star, Jan 26, 2014:
Residents brave snow for power line information meeting

Register-Star, Jan 11, 2014:
Power line expansion an ongoing concern

Register-Star, Nov. 23, 2013:
Residents unite against power line expansion

Register-Star, Nov. 13, 2013:
Citizens mobilize against power lines

Wall Street Journal, Jan. 2, 2013:
U.S. Electicity Use on Wane