Hudson River tributaries show high bacteria levels

On patrol: Construction site at Gowanus Canal

Here are photos taken at about 3 p.m. Thursday. The site is on the west bank of the Gowanus about 75 yards south of the Carroll Street Bridge. It appears that access is through the construction site or by water only. It looks like the contractor has been discharging sediment laden water for some time, given the amount of sediment coating the bulkhead. I’ve reported this to the state Department of Environmental Conservation and spoken with an officer who will visit the site today for enforcement. This is not a […] Learn More

Entergy’s failure to fix issues with Indian Point is behind Hudson River oil spill

For Immediate Release July 1, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, Ext 239 Ongoing mishaps at the nuclear power plant are unacceptable and it’s time for regulators to take action. OSSINING, N.Y. – Yesterday, Entergy revealed that an insulation failure caused a short circuit in a high-voltage transformer coil at the Indian Point nuclear power plant on May 9, 2015. This failure caused the transformer to catch fire. Subsequently, more than 3,000 gallons of transformer oil spilled into and polluted the Hudson River. Indian Point is claiming that its […] Learn More

New York’s outside legal fees top $686G on Tappan Zee bridge defense

Rockland’s water system management issues, sizable leaking have persisted for decades

Desalination is unnecessary; fixed mains and conservation can meet Rockland's needs Learn More

Riverkeeper: Local Hudson River quality acceptable

Riverkeeper: DEC’s Fracking Ban is Watershed Moment

Riverkeeper’s annual report urges NY state to step up clean-water efforts

Hudson River water quality improving, Riverkeeper study finds

Most of Hudson River safe for swimming