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New law will establish the most comprehensive drinking water testing and notification program for PFAS in the country. More
On April 29th, 2021, seventeen environmental and public health organizations sent a letter to NY Assembly leadership urging the passage of a bill prohibiting the sale and use of pavement products containing coal tar. The New York Senate passed its version of this legislation as part of its Water Week and Earth Day package. More
Riverkeeper fully supports Ulster County Executive Mike Hein’s call to suspend Glidepath’s proposed Lincoln Park gas-fueled electric power plant in the Town of Ulster and to restructure state and federal economic incentives and policy to facilitate clean energy storage and generation projects. Several studies, including […] More
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Today Governor Cuomo announced that New York State has reached an agreement with Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson on the terms of a critical New York State permit for construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge. More
We are saddened by the loss of Arthur Glowka, who founded the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association, Riverkeeper’s predecessor, along with Robert H. Boyle. More
Photo courtesy Giles Ashford
Say NO to the Governor Moving Forward with Fracking Regulations Before Environmental and Health Reviews Are Complete More
Out on Newtown Creek
Riverkeeper, Newtown Creek Alliance, and Greenpoint Manufacturing & Design Center shared the American Planning Association (APA) New York Chapter 2012 Meritorious Achievement Award for their work on the Newtown Creek Brownfield Opportunity Area Nomination Report. More
What a year! You gave Riverkeeper the ability tackle the biggest challenges facing our river and our drinking water. Thanks to your donations, your time and your activism, we can proudly reflect on a year of extraordinary success. More
Photo courtesy Paul Bastin
Dear Friends, Do you love the Hudson River? Are you thankful for clean drinking water? Then this is hands-down the best time to make a donation in support of Riverkeeper, the organization that protects both. Today, Riverkeeper kicks off our annual fund drive with an […] More
Governor Cuomo announced Tuesday that the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) would miss its November 29 deadline to finalize fracking regulations, which will require DEC to re-issue those regulations for an additional public review and comment period.  At a press conference yesterday at the Javits […] More
Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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