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NY Congressman Asks DoD To Investigate Newburgh Water Contamination

Riverkeeper calls on Port Authority and Stewart ANG Base to stop PFOS discharges

For Immediate Release: May 13, 2016 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Director of Communications (914) 478-4501 ext. 239; cweathers@riverkeeper.org City of Newburgh’s drinking water is put at risk by ‘emerging contaminant.’ Newburgh, NY – Riverkeeper has issued the attached letter to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and Stewart Air National Guard Base calling for immediate cessation of all discharges at the base and airport that have tested positive for perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS). The letter states: “The public health of the 29,000 people – families and their children – […]

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Riverkeeper statement about the Cuomo Administration’s Denying the Constitution Pipeline

Riverkeepe President Paul Gallay issued a statement today regarding the DEC’s denial of the controversial Constitution Pipeline, which would have carried fracked natural gas through the Hudson River estuary.

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Groups Applaud Water Infrastructure Grants In NYS Budget

Groups applaud water infrastructure

Riverkeeper Statement Regarding Dimock Fracking Lawsuit Outcome

Two Pennsylvania couples were awarded $4.24 million on Monday by a federal jury, which found Cabot Oil & Gas responsible for contaminating their well water with high levels of methane. Cabot Oil had drilled two natural gas "fracking" wells near their homes.

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Pa. Families Win $4.24M Verdict In Cabot Fracking Trial

Newburgh to spend $39 million to reduce Hudson discharges

Saw Kill Watershed Community Holds 1st Community Meeting

RFK Jr. Says Wording Of TransCanada Lawsuit Sets Dangerous Precedent

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