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Riverkeeper President Paul Gallay released this statement today: Riverkeeper has major concerns about Tuesday’s announcement that Entergy will sell the Indian Point reactors to Holtec for decommissioning.  Both Holtec and its intended partner, SNC-Lavalin, have problematic operating histories, including a bribery scandal in Canada that […] More
New York — Riverkeeper, New York’s Clean Water Advocate, will honor rock musician, actor and fashion icon Debbie Harry at its annual Fishermen’s Ball on May 8, 2019 at Pier Sixty One (The Lighthouse) at New York City’s famed Chelsea Piers. Harry, inducted into the Rock […] More
More than 50 environmental and community groups detail opposition to proposed incinerator ash dump in Catskill   Proposal would transport 445,000 tons of toxic ash on local roads.   Groups call on Catskill Town Supervisor to reject proposal, release sign-on letter opposing the dump.   […] More
Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper slam decision that makes it much harder to compel GE to continue cleanup   Groups thank Gov. Cuomo for his leadership and pledge support for his legal challenge of Certificate of Completion   HUDSON VALLEY—Scenic Hudson and Riverkeeper strongly condemn the […] More
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ALBANY — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and New York lawmakers passed their $175 billion state budget including a ban on single-use plastic bags and $500 million in funding for clean water projects that includes repairing and upgrading water infrastructure, protecting drinking water at its source, […] More
http://gothamist.com/2019/03/29/ny_state_plastic_bag_ban.php More
https://www.hudsonvalley360.com/article/state-expected-ban-single-use-plastic-grocery-bags More
https://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ny-plastic-bag-ban-20190328-erezyysvsban7enuzgjgfnya4a-story.html More
For immediate release: March 28, 2019 Contact: Jeremy Cherson; jcherson@riverkeeper.org; 770-630-6790 ALBANY – New York lawmakers have reached a tentative deal to ban single-use plastic bags, according to multiple reports, in the must-pass state budget agreement due to pass by April 1. This signals a […] More
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https://www.newsday.com/news/region-state/plastic-bag-ban-1.29089926 More

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