New York’s highest court reaffirms rights of environmental plaintiffs

In a long-awaited decision, the New York Court of Appeals clarified that persons who are harmed by governmental actions taken without due consideration of environmental impacts have the right to sue in court, even if several other people suffer the same injury. The Court held that plaintiffs in Sierra Club v. Village of Painted Post had standing (in other words, had suffered an injury that would allow them to sue) to challenge the Village’s agreement to allow Shell to withdraw up to 1.5 million gallons of public water per day […] Learn More

2015 Victories for the Hudson and Your Drinking Water

We are proud to report on another banner year in our efforts for the Hudson River, its creeks and streams, and our precious drinking water supplies. These "Riverkeeper Victories" are yours as well: Our donors, activists and volunteers are the driver of our success. In 2016 – our half-century mark – we will need you more than ever to meet the challenges ahead. Learn More

NRC Issues Report on Indian Point 3 License Renewal

Hudson River PCB dredging proponents gain federal audience

Water advocacy group gives public advocate a tour of polluted Flushing Bay

Lopate Show: The Consquences of Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Thruway seeks environmental control over oil pipeline project

Gov. Cuomo: Close Indian Point Now

Governor Cuomo: Close Indian Point, and close it now. “The NRC should, on an expedited basis, deny Entergy’s application for relicensing of the Indian Point Facilities,” Director of State Operations Jim Malatras wrote to members of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Nov. 16. This is a critical moment for New York. We need to do everything we can to help accomplish Governor Cuomo’s vision: closing down Indian Point on an expedited basis. This vision is critical to the long term public health and safety of the New York region – and […] Learn More

Question of the Week: Renew Indian Point license?

Indian Point safety issues focus of federal hearing