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NRC Orders New Analysis of Indian Point

Statement: An honest Indian Point analysis will show the plant is dangerous and must be shut down

The regulatory agency admits it used bad data to assess the costs of a severe accident, in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act For immediate release: May 5, 2016 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, ext. 239; cweathers@riverkeeper.org Buchanan, N.Y. — In an unexpected decision, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruled yesterday that its analysis of the costs of a severe accident at Indian Point was misleading, used erroneous data and was in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act. The NRC’s unanimous decision means that another analysis will need […]

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5th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is Saturday, May 7; Students to collect data in ‘Trash Free Hudson’ project

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From Brooklyn to Beacon to Troy: 100+ shoreline cleanups and plantings in a single day For Immediate Release: April 28, 2016 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer and Media Specialist, (914) 478-4501 ext. 238; lrae@riverkeeper.org Ossining, N.Y. – About 2,000 volunteers will head for their local shorelines on Saturday, May 7, for the 5th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep – a one-day event encompassing more than 100 cleanups and plantings along the Hudson River and New York City shorelines from Brooklyn to the Capital District. Riverkeeper’s annual event has grown rapidly and is […]

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A Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State

Riverkeeper statement about the Cuomo Administration’s Denying the Constitution Pipeline

Riverkeepe President Paul Gallay issued a statement today regarding the DEC’s denial of the controversial Constitution Pipeline, which would have carried fracked natural gas through the Hudson River estuary.

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Phase 2 of Peekskill’s Visionary Waterfront Opens

Coalition files appeal to federal courts to review Algonquin gas pipeline

Riverkeeper lights up the Empire State Building

New York environmental group celebrates the quality of water

Indian Point Update: Critical Bolts Damaged and Missing

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