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Delaware Riverkeeper Network and the Hudson Riverkeeper have joined forces to submit notices of intent to sue for the illegal killing of Atlantic sturgeon to three states: New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. More
Groups call on the public and elected representatives to speak out during the public comment period as EPA disregards its own data showing cleanup of PCBs in the Hudson River fails to protect public health and the environment. More
The Westchester Coalition For Clean Water, (WCCW), announces its formation. WCCW is committed to achieving, maintaining, and protecting clean water in all of Westchester’s waterways for all community members now and for the future. More
Riverkeeper to welcome new Boat Captain Luis Melendez June 12, 2024 (OSSINING, NY) – Riverkeeper today announces that Patrol Boat Captain and Vice President for Advocacy John Lipscomb, who has served as the eyes and ears of the Hudson River for 24 years, will retire […] More
New boat honors founder Bob Boyle
Expansion of Riverkeeper’s on-the-water presence increases capacity to monitor water quality and serve as the eyes and ears of the river. More
As the State Senate is scheduled to vote on Rain Ready New York, Senator Rachel May and elected officials representing districts from across the state gathered to call for the urgent passage of Rain Ready NY, a bill to help the state address extreme flooding from rainfall. More
Riverkeeper applauds Governor Hochul and the New York State Legislature for their dedication to our environment and clean water, as demonstrated by the passage of the 2025 state budget which includes significant wins for New York and the Hudson River. More
Congressional leaders wrote to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan, urging the EPA to follow the science and rule that further PCB clean-up in the Hudson River is needed in the upcoming Five-Year Review (FYR) report. More
Newly established Federal Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCL) of six per- and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water will reduce exposure in many Hudson Valley communities and should influence the cleanup of contamination affecting Newburgh and New Windsor drinking water sources. More
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Stella Blue’s Band is excited to announce the fifth annual Free Dead in the Park concert to benefit Riverkeeper, presented by The Capitol Theatre and RYTHM Cannabis. Following in the footsteps of the Grateful Dead more than 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 14. More
Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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