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2015 Victories for the Hudson and Your Drinking Water

We are proud to report on another banner year in our efforts for the Hudson River, its creeks and streams, and our precious drinking water supplies. These "Riverkeeper Victories" are yours as well: Our donors, activists and volunteers are the driver of our success. In 2016 – our half-century mark – we will need you more than ever to meet the challenges ahead. Learn More

Communities Near Tappan Zee Bridge Could Get State Funds To Improve Waterfront

CSX continues to tag, remove old RR ties swept into the river during Sandy

A CSX barge crane removes ties near Tomkins Cove in early 2015
Hundreds of railroad ties that were swept into the Hudson River during Hurricane Sandy are now being removed as part of a cleanup effort by CSX Transportation. The wooden ties had been staged for pickup along the river between Jones Point and Tomkins Cove in 2012. But when the historic storm hit, it scattered the timbers over a roughly two mile stretch of shoreline. “Depending on the tides, the ties (were) submerged or scattered along the shore like pick-up sticks,” Ellie Kassner, whose property borders the stretch of CSX track, […] Learn More

Randall’s Island Park Alliance Hosts annual Run the River 5K

Randall’s Island Park, New York, NY (October 2015) – On Saturday, October 24, 2015 the Randall’s Island Park Alliance (RIPA), in partnership with Riverkeeper, will host the 6th annual Run the River 5K to benefit and raise awareness of efforts to protect, maintain and restore the beautiful shorelines and wetlands at Randall’s Island Park. Learn More

Key decisions awaiting Cuomo’s new DEC commissioner

Cuomo to Nominate Aide for Environmental Post

Cuomo appoints DEC commissioner with Westchester ties

Mystery and Slaughter

Cuomo taps close aide for new DEC chief

Nominee to New York’s top environmental post will ‘have a lot on his plate’