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Broad Coalition Challenges Clean Air Violations at Albany Crude-By-Rail Terminal

Photo: Dan Shapley / Riverkeeper
Cite environmental justice impacts to public housing residents adjacent to Global facility

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FERC denies rehearing request on Algonquin pipeline expansion

In Major Step Forward, EPA Agrees to Expedite PCB Cleanup Review

Agency indicates if cleanup fails to meet goals, additional actions will be considered

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Riverkeeper’s statement regarding the DEC’s decision to share Pilgrim Pipeline environmental review duties with the Thruway Authority

>Riverkeeper’s statement regarding the DEC’s decision to share Pilgrim Pipeline environmental review duties with the Thruway Authority

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Riverkeeper puts NYS on notice over Endangered Species, Clean Water Act violations at Tappan Zee project site

Violations include illegal toll on sturgeon and resuspension of polluted sediment.

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Statement from Riverkeeper’s Kate Hudson regarding overwhelming opposition to Pilgrim Pipelines

Concern over the potential impacts of the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline crude oil and gas pipelines has prompted 58 towns, cities, and counties in New York and New Jersey to go on record opposing this project, with the majority of New York towns and counties challenging the NYS Thruway Authority’s intention to be the lead agency overseeing an environmental review for the pipeline.

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Riverkeeper, Jon Bowermaster present three Hudson River mini-documentaries in Nyack, Dec. 8

The National Geographic Filmmaker will lead a post-film panel discussion with noted community leaders, politicians and environmentalists.

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

Dead sturgeon on beach Upper Nyack 4_20_13
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 […]

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Groups Call Foul on EPA’s Approved Hudson River Demobilization Plan

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that, while some Superfund Site activities on the Hudson River will continue next summer, the agency has approved General Electric Co.’s (GE) plans to permanently remove and demobilize its massive dredging infrastructure.

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