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Vice Chair Crowley, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Announce Removal of Abandoned Barges in Flushing Bay

For Immediate Release Originally posted by Office of Congressman Joseph Crowley Queens, NY – On Monday, May 23, Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus, was joined by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Flushing Bay advocates at a press conference at the World’s Fair Marina to announce the removal of abandoned barges that for too long have contaminated the waterway and posed a safety hazard for vessels navigating the channel in Flushing Bay. “Flushing Bay continues to […]

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NRC Orders New Analysis of Indian Point

Statement: An honest Indian Point analysis will show the plant is dangerous and must be shut down

The regulatory agency admits it used bad data to assess the costs of a severe accident, in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act For immediate release: May 5, 2016 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, ext. 239; cweathers@riverkeeper.org Buchanan, N.Y. — In an unexpected decision, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission ruled yesterday that its analysis of the costs of a severe accident at Indian Point was misleading, used erroneous data and was in violation of the National Environmental Policy Act. The NRC’s unanimous decision means that another analysis will need […]

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A Paradigm Shift in the Cost-Benefit State

New York environmental group celebrates the quality of water

Indian Point Update: Critical Bolts Damaged and Missing

The ‘Careful, Thoughtful’ Approach to Indian Point Is to Close It

Movement to Stop Pipeline Intensifies with Public Outcry

Sanders and Clinton weigh in on Indian Point

Coalition files federal appeal to reconsider Algonquin pipeline project

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