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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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Working to detoxify Flushing Bay

Hunter agrees to $7,000 landfill fine

Public Health and Clean Water Advocates Call on New York State to Offer Better Protections Against Pollution from Industrial Dairies

CITIZENS CAMPAIGN FOR THE ENVIRONMENT * ENVIRONMENTAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK * EARTHJUSTICE * RIVERKEEPER * SIERRA CLUB ATLANTIC CHAPTER * THEODORE GORDON FLYFISHERS * WATERKEEPER ALLIANCE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 15, 2016 CONTACT: Michael Dulong, Riverkeeper, (973) 986-5633 Public Health and Clean Water Advocates Call on New York State to Offer Better Protections Against Pollution from Industrial Dairies Coalition demands end to practice of manure spreading during frozen conditions, strict protections and monitoring to prevent groundwater contamination, and public review of individual waste management plans Albany, NY – Concerned […]

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Hunter officials mum on landfill violations

Dump schmuck: Bed-Stuy biz flushed toxic waste into Newtown Creek

EPA: Hudson cleanup not affected by faulty fish tests

GE to shut down Hudson River PCB processing site

The ‘Batman of the Hudson’ River

Candlelight Vigil Calls for Full Cleanup of Hudson River PCBs

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