The Mightier Hudson by Roger D. Stone
The Spirited Revival of a Treasured Landscape

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The amazing story of the transformation of the Hudson River; a tale of environmental, economic, cultural and political success.

About Roger D. Stone

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Roger D. Stone, environmentalist, journalist, author, and nonprofit executive, is the author of Dreams of Amazonia, The Voyage of the Sanderling, The Nature of Development, and Tropical Forests and the Human Spirit. A resident of Washington, DC, Stone also publishes the nonprofit newsletter Atlantic CoastWatch.
Published May 1, 2012 by Lyons Press. 264 pages
Genres: History, Nature & Wildlife, Science & Math. Non-fiction

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Recent threats to the river basin include a proposed casino that could attract six million visitors a year, budget cuts to many projects that currently protect the Hudson from “new increments of nutrient or toxic pollution to the watershed” and the current process to extract natural gas known as ...

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Environmental journalist Stone (Dreams of Amazonia) presents diverse aspects of how the Hudson Valley recovered its soul, from conservation efforts in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to the rise of organizations like Riverkeeper, a driving force in cleaning up pollutants from the Hudson’...

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The Mightier Hudson opens with a picturesque description of a smiling, diverse group of pedestrians crossing the Walkway Over the Hudson, a “linear park in the sky,” and an example of recent revitalization along the river’s 150-mile estuary.

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