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Lopate Show: The Consquences of Our Crumbling Infrastructure

Thruway seeks environmental control over oil pipeline project

Feds reviewing whether Tappan Zee Bridge work is killing sturgeon

Schumer: Hudson River nautical maps dangerously outdated

Fisheries Service agrees to re-examine Tappan Zee Bridge project as reports of dead sturgeon continue to mount

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Sturgeon photographed by Daniel Wolff at beach in Upper Nyack on April 20, 2013 (Photo: Daniel Wolff)
For Immediate Release Nov. 17, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org Ossining, N.Y. – The National Marine Fisheries Service is re-examining the impact of the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement project on endangered Hudson River sturgeon, following a petition by Riverkeeper that highlighted an alarming increase in reported sturgeon deaths. Riverkeeper continues to call for federal action to protect the fish. Records kept by New York State show a continuing surge in the number of sturgeon found dead along the Hudson River Estuary since the massive construction […] Learn More

Oil train bridges targeted in study; group says span over Passaic River decaying

Report: Neglected Railways Increase Risk of Exploding Oil “Bomb Trains”

Report: Many Oil Train Bridges Decrepit And Potentially Dangerous

America’s Neglected Bridges & Exploding Oil Trains

Half of surveyed oil train bridges are deteriorating, report says