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Agency’s Inspector General should look into Governor Cuomo’s “undue influence” over the project Following Governor Cuomo’s announcement yesterday that he would resign from office, dozens of Port Authority staff members demanded a halt to the proposed AirTrain to LaGuardia Airport and an investigation into “undue […] More
Questions raised in FAA docs pause LaGuardia AirTrain project
Decision fails to address numerous concerns over railway construction above Malcolm X Promenade on Flushing Bay. More
A coalition of 22 community groups, Indigenous leaders and organizations deliver a letter to the City of Troy Common Council insisting on a full environmental review for the Second Avenue Project that is a sacred indigenous site located in North Troy, NY. More
New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) said on Wednesday that two proposed fracked gas power plants —— Astoria NRG in Queens and Danskammer in Newburgh, Orange County —— appear to be “inconsistent with or would interfere with the attainment of the Statewide GHG emission limits” established in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. More
Saugerties, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan held a news conference in Saugerties today with other elected officials and advocates to draw attention to the impacts from New York City’s practice of releasing massive amounts of turbid water from its Ashokan Reservoir into Lower […] More
New York State announced Monday that more than 40 communities will benefit from the new Drinking Water Source Protection Program, which will assist communities in developing multi-faceted programs to address specific threats to their drinking water supplies. Riverkeeper has advocated for this program, as one […] More
In conjunction with the State of New York, local municipalities, and the Public Utility Law Project, Riverkeeper has reached a provisional agreement with Holtec International and its subsidiaries (Holtec) regarding the decommissioning and cleanup of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in the Lower Hudson […] More
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York State leaders passed a budget with a clear focus on protecting clean water and restoring wildlife habitat. The final budget that passed today will continue to make progress through a $500 million Clean Water Infrastructure Act, $300 million Environmental Protection […] More
Documents Made Public in Riverkeeper Lawsuit Show FAA’s Knowledge of a Biased Transit Alternatives Review and Port Authority’s Expanded Plans to Develop Willets Point, Queens Documents revealed as a result of litigation show that the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s initial transit […] More
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Registration is open for 125 shoreline cleanups happening Saturday, May 1, throughout Hudson Valley & NYC. More
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