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UN chief will join massive People’s Climate March to seek solutions to global warming

Community leaders want NY rail oil shipment review

Tell the EPA to save billions of fish

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The Environmental Protection Agency has the chance to make good on its responsibility to stop the slaughter of fish at industrial facilities like Indian Point nuclear power plant, which alone kills 1.2 billion fish and other Hudson River lifeforms every year. Learn More

Weekend Planner: Craft and Food Street Fair in Tarrytown, Peekskill Open Studios, Pirate School

Riverkeeper Sweep seeks volunteers for June cleanup

Riverkeeper planning major cleanup along Hudson

Sewage in Newtown Creek: Last Chance to Speak Out for a Cleaner Creek

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New York City has proposed a plan to respond to sewage pollution in the Newtown Creek, and a comment period ending March 9 is the public’s best chance to ask tough questions about it. Learn More

Tell the DEC & Gov. Cuomo to Account for the Public Costs of Fracking

Riverkeeper is urging the Governor and DEC to correct its fracking environmental impact statement (known as the SGEIS), so that it takes a hard look at the true costs of fracking on New York’s communities and industries. Learn More

Tell the DEC and Gov. Cuomo Not to Frack with NY’s Water!

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The fracking threat is imminent. Albany could permit companies to drill for natural gas using high-volume hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State starting as early as 2012—and without adequate protections for drinking water. Learn More

Urge mid-Atlantic fishery managers to protect threatened river herring and shad in federal waters

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Tell the Council to send all of the options in Amendment 14 out to public comment and approve a plan that can put an end to the unrestricted catch of river herring and shad at sea. Learn More
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