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‘Never enough money’ to monitor water quality, officials say

Forum On Newburgh PFOS Contamination Brings Enviro Updates

Microfibers In Your Gym Clothes May Be Poisoning Marine Life

Citizen concerns mount over Newburgh water contamination

Confirmed: Wallkill River Algae Produced High Toxin Levels

For immediate release: September 10, 2016 Confirmed: Wallkill River Algae Produced High Toxin Levels Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper call for action to address underlying causes of algal bloom that has affected miles of the river for weeks Analysis has confirmed the presence of toxins produced by the Harmful Algal Bloom in the Wallkill River. Samples taken by the Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper, and analyzed through a Department of Environmental Conservation screening program, revealed toxins up to 25 times DEC’s “High Toxin” threshold. The Wallkill River Watershed […]

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Amid water quality fears, Newburgh awaits action on blood tests

Riverkeeper completes first-of-its-kind survey of Hudson River water quality – starting at the source

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Scientists hike to Lake Tear of the Clouds on state’s highest peak to complete 315-mile-long snapshot of water quality from source to sea, and inspire fresh look at the Hudson.

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Algae bloom in Wallkill River prompts warning

Public Warned to Avoid Contact with Potentially Harmful Algae on Wallkill River

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Contacts: Jason West, Wallkill River Watershed Alliance Director, 845-532-7584, wallkillalliance@gmail.com Dan Shapley, Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Manager, 845-797-2158, dshapley@riverkeeper.org Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper document, report and notify public of potential risks from bright green algae NEW PALTZ – The Wallkill River Watershed Alliance and Riverkeeper have documented potentially Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) in a section of the Wallkill River. Harmful algae may produce toxins that could pose a risk to people who come into contact with the water. The public is urged to avoid contact with amy floating […]

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Warning issued about potentially toxic algae bloom in Wallkill River

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