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Oil Trains Under Political Microscope

Indian Point, DEC fight over fish

Riverkeeper Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking on Transport of Flammable Fuel by Rail

Continues call for immediate emergency action to ban the use of DOT-111 train cars to carry crude oil Learn More

Upcoming Events

Swimmable Water Weekend

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July 25, 2014 to July 27, 2014
Your favorite waterway
Last year, over 50 Waterkeeper Organizations participated in Swimmable Waters Weekend with over 30 events in 8 countries and reaching over 1 million people through social media. This year we hope to make an even BIGGER splash and are joining Waterkeeper in challenging friends, family and supporters to jump in their nearby waterway as part of a viral campaign. Learn More

Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon to Speak at ABA Annual Meeting

August 10, 2014: 2:30PM to 4:00PM
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Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon will speak about the risks of crude oil shipment by rail during the American Bar Association Annual Meeting 2014 in Boston. Learn More Register

Kayak Tour of the Tidal Lower Esopus

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September 13, 2014: 2:00PM to 5:00PM
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As part of Ulster County Creek Week and the Hudson River Valley Ramble, Riverkeeper and the Lower Esopus Watershed Partnership, are hosting a kayak tour […] Learn More Buy Tickets