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PCBs study to focus on Lower Hudson
Photo by Joseph Squillante, 2015
Agreement between EPA & GE paves the way for long overdue data collection – and potential cleanup – in the Lower Hudson. The Environmental Protection Agency announced a legal agreement with General Electric this week that begins an overdue and critically important phase in dealing […] More
The legislation is critical to ensuring U.S. climate policy gets back on track. More
A broad coalition of environmental organizations today congratulated US Representative Paul Tonko (D-NY) and New York and New Jersey’s delegations in the House of Representatives for passing the New York-New Jersey Watershed Protection Act. The legislation was included in the House version of the National Defense Authorization Act and must now be considered by the US Senate. More
While the federal government faces new constraints, action at the state level becomes ever more critical. We will continue to fight fossil fuel development and transmission, especially where it impacts our waters and the people and ecosystems that depend on them. More
Re-posted from the Sierra Club. New York – Yesterday, Judge Robert A. Onofry dismissed a lawsuit filed by Danskammer Energy LLC, seeking to overturn the Department of Environmental Conservation’s denial of a permit necessary for Danskammer to build a new fracked gas plant on the […] More
Riverkeeper is monitoring two legal challenges by the owners of the Danskammer facility in Newburgh, in an attempt to revive a plan to build a fracked gas power plant on the site. The project was halted last year following widespread community opposition. More
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11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is happening at 122 locations from Staten Island to the Adirondacks; Volunteers will clean shorelines and foster native plants More
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Stella Blue’s Band is excited to announce the third Free Dead in the Park concert to benefit Riverkeeper, presented exclusively by RISE cannabis dispensaries. Following in the footsteps of the Grateful Dead over 50 years ago, Stella will take to the same stage at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park in New York City at 4:30pm on Tuesday, May 17. More
In response to today’s vote by the New York Public Service Commission, Tracy Brown, President and Hudson Riverkeeper, said: “Riverkeeper is disappointed that the Public Service Commission has approved the Champlain Hudson Power Express project to receive valuable Tier 4 ratepayer subsidies. While we appreciate […] More
Canadian First Nations representatives speak out on impacts from hydro dams as Hydro-Quebec signals that even more dams could be built More
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