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Governor’s initiative to increase swimming requires continued investment in our critical water infrastructure More
Governor Hochul gave her annual State of the State address in Albany, laying out her vision for New York Government in 2024. More
Riverkeeper is proud to announce the release of its second annual New York State Legislative Agenda for the 2024 legislative session, which encompasses a range of legislative and budgetary measures aimed at improving water quality and water infrastructure. More
Findings from independent, scientific assessment of publicly available data comes as EPA prepares to release its review of the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site. More
Following action from Riverkeeper and local elected officials, the U.S. Coast Guard rescinds policy that would have posed significant risk to endangered species and drinking water sources; announces public participation process More
Advocates celebrate breakthrough in campaign to overhaul flawed Army Corps flooding plan for NY-NJ Harbor New York State directs the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to provide comprehensive flood protection to safeguard communities and the region, as requested by a coalition of over 50 organizations More
In response to the Department of Environmental Conservation’s announcement of new water quality criteria for the waters surrounding New York City and up to the Bear Mountain Bridge, Riverkeeper, the leading environmental organization, and Save the Sound, call on New York State to seize the historic opportunity to stop sewage overflows that too often inhibit millions of New Yorkers from safely enjoying the water where they live. More
More than 25 organizations in New York and New Jersey are calling for critical changes to the Army Corps' flooding plan for NY-NJ Harbor. More
Photo: Norm Hagan
Just downstream from where the derailment occurred, 280,000 people rely on the Mohawk River for drinking water; fortunately no spill has been reported The derailment of a 100-plus car tanker train along the Mohawk River highlights the real risks of hazardous rail shipments and the […] More
Riverkeeper celebrates the Assembly taking the final legislative step after the unanimous bipartisan Senate passage of crucial legislation aimed at safeguarding the economic vitality of the Hudson River from the imminent threat of radioactive wastewater discharge at Indian Point by Holtec. More
Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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