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Environmental groups press Gov. Cuomo on GE cleanup of Hudson River PCBs and cite this as key moment for his administration

Call is for three specific and immediate actions Learn More

Lebrun: Where are our crude oil-train watchers?

Federal, state environmental regulators silent on pending lawsuit aimed at Albany port oil terminal

Albany County joins Riverkeeper, other groups in serving notice on Global for violations of Clean Air Act

Albany County Executive Daniel P. McCoy today announced two separate legal actions that the county has taken to protect the health and safety of Albany County residents in light of inaction by the federal government regarding the oversight of oil trains in the county. Learn More

Albany County Serves Notice On Global For Violations Of Clean Air Act

Albany County exec targets feds in push for oil train crackdown

Lawsuit over oil tankers looming

On patrol: Portable toilet installed at crumbling CSX crude oil rail bridge near Storm King

The installation of a portable toilet is the first sign of activity at the failing rail bridge we documented in the fall of 2014. In spite of public appeals by Senator Schumer, Riverkeeper and others, CSX has not begun repairs. One or two trains per day cross this damaged bridge – each carrying about 3 million gallons of Bakken crude oil. A derailment and spill here would be devastating for the Hudson River. The crude oil spilled would not be recoverable (as accidents in the past have now clearly shown). […] Learn More

Algonquin Pipeline work raises concerns

Hudson River’s future: Didi Barrett, Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper discuss three ominously predictive films