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Riverkeeper Responds to DEC Commissioner Joseph Marten’s decision to prohibit fracking in New York


What a victory for New York’s water and public health. Thank you, Governor Cuomo, DEC Commissioner Martens and Acting Health Commissioner Zucker, for allowing the science showing the harms of fracking to be the basis for New York State DEC’s decision to prohibit fracking. Learn More

Roots and Shoots: Climate Change in Philipstown, Part 2

Court exempts Indian Point from coastal waters rules

Upcoming Events

Rally to Celebrate New York Fracking Ban and Lead the Nation in Renewable Energy!

January 7, 2015: 11:30AM to 2:30PM
Convention Center, Empire State Plaza, Albany, New York map
On January 7th in Albany, New York, we will come together to celebrate an incredible victory for science, public health, the environment, and our movement, and will give thanks to Governor Cuomo and speak to the importance of this decision for the whole nation and the opportunities ahead for renewable energy! Learn More RSVP

Come learn about keeping your WATERWAYS CLEAN! Community Environmental Training

January 21, 2015: 6:30PM to 8:00PM
Flushing Town Hall, 137-35 Northern Boulevard, Flushing, Queens map
Riverkeeper in conjunction with the Empire Dragon Boat Team (NYC’s only all cancer team), are sponsoring a community environmental training event. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015 […] Learn More

Lower Hudson Ambassador Workshop

January 31, 2015: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Riverkeeper Office, 20 Secor Rd. Ossining, NY
Ambassador workshops are designed for existing Ambassadors to deepen their knowledge and improve their skills in advocating for the Hudson River. We also encourage new advocates to attend and learn about two crucial issues facing the Hudson: crude oil transport and sewage contamination. The workshop will focus on improving communications skills through hands on practice and breakout groups to focus on specific skills. Learn More RSVP