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Kingston, Mid-Hudson ill-prepared for an oil transit disaster, opponents say

Riverkeeper: TZ construction may be killing sturgeon

Fishing group promotes Hudson River as destination

Reports of dead sturgeon have spiked since Tappan Zee Bridge project began; Riverkeeper calls for immediate steps, investigation

For Immediate Release July 9, 2015 Contact: Leah Rae, Staff Writer 914-478-4501, ext. 238, lrae@riverkeeper.org Petition to National Marine Fisheries Service, filed by Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, seeks measures now to protect endangered species in Hudson River construction zone OSSINING, N.Y. – Riverkeeper, represented by Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic, petitioned the National Marine Fisheries Service today to investigate and take immediate action in response to a shocking spike in reported sturgeon mortalities in the Hudson River estuary since the 2012 start of the new Tappan Zee Bridge construction project. In […] Learn More

Public Forum Highlights Opposition to Crude Oil Fracking, Transport

March, vigil commemorate 47 killed in oil train explosion; advocates oppose proposed Pilgrim pipelines, unsafe oil trains, and Hudson River barges Learn More

Petition against herbicides; DEC says no plans to spray

March and forum in Kingston will focus on transport of crude oil

9 reasons NOT to live in lohud

On patrol: Osprey on Independence Day

We spotted an Osprey fishing for breakfast Saturday morning while southbound, on the way to pick up water samples from the Sparkill Creek Watershed Alliance. The Osprey plucked a fish out of the Hudson, circled the air and returned to the nest, where a small head popped up. An Independence Day family picnic. This resident Osprey couple nests on the light each year, usually arriving in mid-April. See photos from our earlier sighting in May. To see regular photos from our Hudson River patrols, look for hashtag #followtheboat on Twitter, […] Learn More

New York’s outside legal fees top $686G on Tappan Zee bridge defense