Northeast UAS Airspace Integration Research Alliance

Leading the research and deployment technologies
for safe UAS operations in the nation's airspace.

NY Environmental Conservation Deploys Drone in Emergency Response

April 12, 2017

The NUAIR Alliance worked closely with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) to get them operational with a drone that was recently used to survey a site on the Hudson River where a barge carrying approximately 2.5 million gallons of gasoline ran aground. NYSDEC Barge Collage

Governor Cuomo Launches Emergency Response Efforts and Full Investigation of Barge Incident on Hudson River

Drone video of a barge that ran aground in the Hudson River near Catskill.