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2,000 volunteers net 40 tons of shoreline trash in a day – Riverkeeper pledges year-round Campaign for a Trash Free Hudson

Riverkeeper is announcing a sustained, year-round campaign to make the waters trash-free after tallying the results of its largest ever shoreline cleanup effort Saturday, May 9 – when 40 tons of debris were removed from the Hudson Valley and New York City shorelines in a single day. Learn More

Riverkeeper’s statement on the environmental review that lays the groundwork for NY’s fracking ban

The Cuomo administration's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) just released its long anticipated environmental review that lays the groundwork for ban of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” for natural gas in New York. Learn More

Fire Prompts Renewed Calls to Close the Indian Point Nuclear Plant

Riverkeeper statement on EPA/NY agreement regarding Tappan Zee and Clean Water funds

Riverkeeper has the following statement in response to today’s announcement of an agreement between the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Region 2 and the New York Department of Environmental Conservation. Learn More

Oil Sheen Visible on Hudson River After Fire at NY Nuclear Plant

Oil spotted in the Hudson River following Indian Point explosion

Environmental Activists Call to Close Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant

Investigations Continue Into Indian Point Transformer Fire And Spill

Giant Oil Sheen on Hudson River after explosion at nuclear plant

Transformer Fire at Indian Point Again!