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Fracking fight almost over: NY is one step closer to a ban on fracking

Riverkeeper’s statement on the environmental review that lays the groundwork for NY’s fracking ban

The Cuomo administration's Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) just released its long anticipated environmental review that lays the groundwork for ban of hydraulic fracturing or “fracking” for natural gas in New York. Learn More

Rockland Grassroots Group To Receive EPA Award

Rockland Water Coalition to receive EPA award

Rockland Water Coalition to receive the EPA’s highest honor

Grassroots group that successfully opposed United Water’s plans to build a desalination plant on the Hudson River will be honored at April 24 ceremony Learn More

Albany County Bans the Dumping of Fracking Waste in Landfills

In the absence of a statewide ban on fracking waste, the Albany County Legislature unanimously passed a local law which bans fracking waste from entering landfills within the county. Learn More

Fracking waste: Should we be concerned?

States Fail to Properly Manage Fracking Waste, Says Groundbreaking Report

This Is What Water Democracy Looks Like

Niagara Bottling drops plan to build water plant in town of Ulster