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DEC Rescinds Negative Declaration for Global Permit; Calls For Full Environmental Impact Study

Crude oil project on back burner

NY to require further review of crude oil facility at port

Riverkeeper Responds to Decision Regarding Albany Oil Terminal Expansion

Riverkeeper applauds the decision by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation regarding the proposed expansion of Global Companies' rail-to-barge transfer terminal at in Albany, which would facilitate the transport of heavy "tar sands" crude oil. Learn More

Obama Administration Sued for “Weak” Oil Rail Car Standards by Environmental Conservation Groups

Environmental group sues DOT over oil train rules

Riverkeeper sues DOT over critically flawed crude-by-rail standards

Riverkeeper is challenging new U.S. Department of Transportation crude-by-rail standards in federal court, saying that they fail to protect the public and the environment from proven threats. Learn More

Oil shipped by rail another safety concern

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

National, Local Officials Call for Ban on Crude Oil Train Shipments