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Safeguard Drinking Water

People who drank contaminated Newburgh water urged to attend community meeting and demand blood testing

Riverkeeper urges those who may have consumed contaminated City of Newburgh drinking water to attend an important community meeting on October 25 at 7 p.m. and demand that the state Department of Health provide blood testing for all exposed residents.

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DEC releases assessment of Pilgrim project

Editorial: Don’t speed up Pilgrim’s progress

200 groups ask state DEC for more comment time on Pilgrim pipeline plan

State health commissioner approves bio-monitoring of Newburgh residents

Lawmakers, Environmentalists, Urge Cuomo To Ban Oil, Gas Drilling Wastewater

Amid Water Crises, Deadline Approaches for DEC on Fracking Waste

Legislators and environmental organizations called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to complete his commitment to ban fracking, and to protect New York’s clean water, by directing his Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to ban waste from oil and gas operations.

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State to test Newburgh residents for contaminant in water supply

Rockland put at risk by Pilgrim pipeline plan: View

Commissioner of Health Zucker announces biomonitoring for Newburgh residents

Howard Zucker, New York State Commissioner of Health, said in testimony on Monday that City of Newburgh residents will be screened for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) exposure through a biomonitoring program.

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