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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. 



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of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) confirmed that Athens Stevedoring and Environmental Development LLC had withdrawn its application for a proposed Construction and Demolition waste processing facility in the Village of Athens and was no longer interested in pursuing the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.





Peckham Industries in the Town of Catskill Withdraws Permit Application

Community members of Keep It Greene celebrate news but remain vigilant.  Contact:  Diana Abadie, Keep It Greene   518-929-7532 On June 15, 2020  Jason Kappel, Director of Technical Services Peckham Industries Inc, wote to Nancy Baker, Regional Permit Administrator, Division of Environmental Permits …”please consider this email notification that Peckham Industries is withdrawing from permitting …

Grow Your Own Action Group Provides Seedlings to the Community on Earth Day

The KIG Grow Your Own Action Group offered free vegetable seedlings for lettuces, spinach, collard greens, kale, basil, and more. Two per household. They will be offered at three locations in Catskill  (27 Hop-O-Nose, Magpie Bookstore on Main Street, Corner of Bridge and Prospect Street).  Taking into account COVID-19, potted plants were left untouched for several days before being …



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