On March 1st, 2020,  Keep It Greene in partnership with Friends of Village of Athens and the Village of Athens hosted a public educational event on Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris and the impacts to the Hudson River.  Special guest panelists included Riverkeeper president Paul Gallay, Geologist and Keep It Greene member Dave Walker PhD, Village of Athens Mayor Stephan Bradicich and Village of Athens Board of Trustee Robert Scott.

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Just the Facts

Peckham Industries in the Town of Catskill would bring 600,000 tons of Construction and Demolition (C&D) debris for a landfill to a property on the shoreline of the Hudson River.  For more, download our fact sheet.


The Athens Stevedoring and Environmental Development LLC- Athens Terminal has proposed a Construction & Demolition (C&D) waste processing facility at 133 N Washington St, Village of Athens, NY on the banks of the Hudson River. The 6.1-acre site would operate 6 days a week from 7:00 AM to 7:00 PM.   VICTORY!  Click on image to read our press release. 


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VICTORY!  On March 20, 2020,  the Division of Materials Management Officer at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) confirmed that Athens Stevedoring and Environmental Development LLC had withdrawn its application for a proposed Construction and Demolition waste processing facility in the Village of Athens and was no longer interested in pursuing the project.   Click on image to read our press statement.





Hudson Valley 360: C&D project withdrawn from DEC

In Today’s Hudson Valley 360 by Sarah Trafton. ATHENS — State officials confirmed Thursday that the application for a proposed construction and demolition debris processing facility has been withdrawn. The project, proposed by Athens Stevedoring & Environmental Development LLC, involved importing 8,400 tons of C&D materials each week to a 6.1-acre site off North Washington …

Victory Over Proposed Athens Construction and Demolition Waste Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                              Keep It Greene & Friends of Athens MEDIA CONTACT: Diana Abadie 518-929-7532 Victory Over Proposed Athens Construction and Demolition Waste Facility Project abandoned but other fights loom for neighbors up and down the Hudson River ATHENS, NY—March 20, 2020 …

Athens Stevedoring (Village of Athens) Fact Sheet now available.

Keep It Greene and Friends of Athens have created a fact sheet about the proposed Construction & Demolition (C&D) Waste Processing Plant on the banks of the Hudson River in the Village of Athens. There is important information in the factsheet. And the information is alarming should the project come to pass.   What are …



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