New York State has just announced a historic cleanup that will finally bring New York’s state capital into compliance with the federal Clean Water Act and New York State water quality standards. The plan for the Capital District targets swimmable, fishable water quality for the ‘Albany Pool’ section of the Hudson by 2028, if not sooner. This is very welcome news to this community which has the highest fecal contamination failure rate of all the areas we test in our ongoing Hudson River Water Quality Study.

“Blue Water, White Water” update
If you like to download books to listen to, you can now get “Blue Water, White Water,” in that format.

Sites offering it—Amazon.com, Audible.com and iTunes—let you hear a sample of the 10-hour version, beautifully read by distinguished actor, Alex Hyde-White. The book continues to be available in hardcover and soft cover, as well as in the audible edition.

The New York Times said about it, “no one with even a passing interest in the experience of illness should miss Robert C. Samuels’s “Blue Water, White Water”…