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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
Registration is open for 125 shoreline cleanups happening Saturday, May 1, throughout Hudson Valley & NYC. More
Ossining, NY — Riverkeeper has filed an appeal before the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, challenging the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s indefensible decision to approve the license transfer of the Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec International without a public […] More
Today, Riverkeeper is providing oral and written testimony opposing Entergy’s petition for the Public Service Commission to approve the transfer of the Indian Point nuclear power plant and the associated $2 billion decommissioning trust fund to Holtec. The PSC’s decision is ever more critical to […] More
Riverkeeper supports the environmentally sensitive adaptive reuse of the former Glenwood power station in Yonkers, but we cannot support the project currently under consideration unless a viable parking solution that satisfies community and environmental concerns can be found. After learning of the issues associated with […] More
Welcome back to the New York State budget season! In my humble opinion, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. And you can rest assured that Riverkeeper is working tirelessly to ensure that clean water and habitat restoration priorities are included in the state’s […] More
New volunteer leadership will help Riverkeeper seize important clean water opportunities in the coming years. Ossining, NY — Riverkeeper has added new directors and leadership to its Board, Advisory Board and Leadership Council to help bolster the organization as it looks to build on its […] More
ALBANY, N.Y. — New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo released the 2022 Executive Budget proposal this afternoon at the state capitol in Albany. In the address, the Governor outlined a clean water and jobs focused budget that will continue to make progress on cleaning up […] More
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