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Groups say oil tanker cars on trains put Mid-Hudson communities, schools, infrastructure at risk

Enviro Health Group Maps Crude Oil Train Risks To Schools

Groups Applaud Authorities Budget Office for Thorough Review of EFC Clean Water Raid & Operations

In August, the independent state Authorities Budget Office (ABO) announced it was investigating the Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) to determine if the state’s laws and processes were followed as the Cuomo Administration sought to raid funds through the Clean Water Act to instead support construction costs of the New New York Bridge. Learn More

Upcoming Events

NJ Work Environment Council Meeting: Stop Chemical Disasters

December 10, 2014: 12:30PM to 4:30PM
State House Annex, 189 West State Street in Trenton, NJ 08625 map
The NJ Work Environement Council invites members and non-members to join in the call to Governor Christie, other public officials, and corporate executives to ensure our right to know about: 1) Rail car hazards; 2) Safer chemicals and processes at industrial facilities; 3) The real names of chemicals on labels; and 4) Emergency response plans. Learn More

Public Meeting: On New York City’s CSO Long Term Control Plan

December 11, 2014: 6:00PM to 8:00PM
Hostos Community College Savoy Multi-Purpose room 500 Grand Concourse, Bronx, NY 10451 map
The Department of Environmental Protection is holding their citywide public meeting on New York City’s CSO Long Term Control Plan Learn More

Riverkeeper Scholarship Early Admissions Deadline- Bard Center for Environmental Policy

Bard CEP
January 15, 2015
Under this program, the Riverkeeper Scholar (RS) will receive a scholarship equal to 30% of tuition for two years of full-time enrollment. The scholarship may be awarded with additional Bard support, such as fellowships, student employment, and loans. Learn More Apply