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New state law fuels dispute over proposed Hudson River anchorages

New state law fuels dispute over proposed Hudson River anchorages

The fight over establishing new barge anchorages on the Hudson River intensified in October, with New York enacting a law requiring state review and approval of any new mooring areas and shipping industry proponents questioning the need for the additional oversight.

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