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Tell the DEC to protect our state’s water by banning the unnecessary and harmful practice of winter manure spreading, enhancing groundwater protections, and improving procedures for public participation to prevent catastrophic manure spills now. Take Action
Demand immediate action from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remove these barges and in the interim mitigate their environmental and safety risks. Take Action
The Fisheries Service should be made aware that protecting these fish is a priority for those of us in the Hudson Valley who love this river and the life in it. Take Action
Demand that the federal government use its power to protect people, rather than cave to industry pressure. As a first step, the Federal Railroad Administration must ensure that no rail bridge be used for oil trains or other hazardous materials unless it has passed a rigorous, third-party safety inspection. Take Action
This December, Waterkeepers from around the world will convene at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change. The goal is to tell world leaders what actions they need to take NOW to protect us from climate change. Sign this petition demanding the most aggressive steps for addressing the moral and humanitarian crisis of climate change. Take Action
Join us in calling on EPA to keep the multimillion-dollar treatment plant in place and allow science to determine when it’s no longer needed. Take Action!
Join us in our calling on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and our representatives in the New York State Legislature to double down on the leadership they showed in passing the Water Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2015. Take Action!
Tell GE and government leaders they must take action to keep the PCB removal project going. Sign Petition
Support Riverkeeper’s call for a moratorium on crude oil transportation through New York State. Take Action!
Neither Sen. Chuck Schumer nor Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has made a strong public statement expressing a position on the future of Indian Point. Contact Sen. Schumer and contact Sen. Gillibrand, and ask each of them to take a stand against the relicensing of Indian Point.
Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon are protected by the Endangered Species Act, and New York has committed to limiting impacts on these fish throughout the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge project. Riverkeeper is carefully monitoring the process, and we’ve retained the right to enforce the permit requirements designed to protect sturgeon if sturgeon are being harmed. Be watchful when visiting the river, and make timely and thorough reports if you observe a dead sturgeon. Report Your Observations.
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