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In testimony on historic water infrastructure investments, Riverkeeper identifies proactive strategies to protect water before it becomes contaminated. More
During a series of November workshops in Poughkeepsie and Albany, Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper presented data showing that new anchorages are not needed and highlighted alternative strategies that could make the Hudson River safer for navigation and environmental protection without requiring additional anchorages. More
New analysis of 8,200 water samples finds 21% of Hudson River Estuary samples fail to meet safe swimming guidelines Despite progress improving water quality, combined sewer overflows, aging infrastructure, and some tributaries remain pollution sources Riverkeeper joined a delegation to Washington, D.C., to urge doubling […] More
Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate, announced today that Jessica Roff has joined the organization in the newly created Director of Advocacy and Engagement role. Roff comes with a wealth of experience as a community organizer and environmental activist. More
Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate, has elected five new Directors to its board: Christine Churchill, Karenna Gore, Alexandra Herzan, Timon Malloy and Judith Mogul. More
Waterford, N.Y. – The environmental watchdog group Riverkeeper has joined with the communities of Waterford and Halfmoon in an effort to collect water samples near the Colonie Town Landfill located on the shores of the Mohawk River. The project will help the communities gather data […] More
Series of November workshops convene experts to evaluate navigation risks, with attention to ‘environmental, public safety and economic factors’ Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will be among the participants in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) – involving a series […] More
State finalizes regulations governing solid waste management For Immediate Release: September 21, 2017 Albany – The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) finalized solid waste regulations known as the Part 360 series which includes the management of fracking waste. The following is a joint statement […] More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 13, 2017 Contacts: Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper Communications Director, 845-445-8257, cweathers@riverkeeper.org More than 100,000 people rely on the Hudson River as primary source of drinking water OSSINING — Seven municipalities have joined Riverkeeper in a campaign to protect the drinking water supply […] More
Credentialed scientist says EPA’s conclusion that PCB cleanup is on track is not supported by data Contacts: Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440, Ext. 210, hcarlock@scenichudson.org Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper, 914-478-4501, Ext. 239, cweathers@riverkeeper.org HUDSON VALLEY — The cleanup of toxic PCBs in the Hudson River will […] More
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