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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

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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

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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