Posts Tagged ‘DEC’

Riverkeeper Comments on U.S. Department of Transportation’s Proposed Rulemaking on Transport of Flammable Fuel by Rail

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Continues call for immediate emergency action to ban the use of DOT-111 train cars to carry crude oi… Read More

Groups Challenge New York State’s Decision Not to Require Full Environmental Review of Plan to Expand Albany Crude Oil Facility

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, 212-845-7390, camato@earthjustice.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Facts show impacts to commun… Read More

Broad Coalition Urges DEC to Set Deadline for Answers from Global Companies

Coalition also demands that DEC conduct an independent audit of Global’s crude oil shipments Albany, NY ( From the desk of Earthjustice, Contact: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, (518) 860-3696) A … Read More

Important Meetings About Lower Esopus Creek, and the Ashokan and Kensico Reservoirs

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is holding four public information sessions on the draft scope for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate methods to co… Read More

Important Meetings About Lower Esopus Creek, and the Ashokan and Kensico Reservoirs

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is holding four public information sessions on the draft scope for the Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to evaluate methods to control … Read More

Riverkeeper Commends DEC for Listening to the Public and Stepping up to Require Comprehensive Review of Proposed Tar Sands Oil Heating Facility at Port of Albany

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, tposterli@riverkeeper.org, 914-478-4501 x 239 DEC letter recognizes for the first time need for preparedness plans for potential spills in the Hudson Riv… Read More

Community Demands Full Review of Global Partners’ Proposed Port of Albany Heavy Crude Facility at Public’s First Opportunity to Express Concern about the Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Travis Proulx, Environmental Advocates: 518-462-5526 x238, tproulx@eany.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper: 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Roger Downs, Sierra Club… Read More

DEC turns a blind eye to polluters, say environmental advocates

VIDEO: Environmental Advocates pushes for greater enforcement of pollution laws

DEC Falling Short on Sewage Right to Know Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Adrienne Esposito, CCE, 516-390-7150, aesposito@citizenscampaign.org Brian Smith, CCE, 716-831-3206, bsmith@citizenscampaign.org Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371… Read More