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Photo: Beth Allee / Riverkeeper
A group of dedicated – seriously dedicated – volunteers helped complete Riverkeeper’s annual effort to clear trash from the shorelines, the project known as Riverkeeper Sweep. Take a moment to check out the scene, above. Despite non-stop, pouring rain, nearly 20 volunteers worked to clean […] More
The New York State Assembly passed legislation by a vote of 93-2 today to pass the “Tanker Avoidance Zone” bill. Riverkeeper strongly supports this bill and calls on the Senate to act before the end of the legislative session Wednesday: Jeremy Cherson, Campaign Advocacy Coordinator […] More
WHEN: Saturday, June 3, 2017: 1 – 4 p.m. WHERE: Kingsland Wildflowers, 520 Kingsland Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11222 WHAT: Members of the public are invited to join community organizations, agencies and environmental groups for a Newtown Creek Community Visioning Workshop. HOSTED BY: Riverkeeper & Newtown […] More
Riverkeeper Water Quality Program Director Dan Shapley speaks at noon during a SUNY Orange Earth Day celebration. The day will include an herb sale, electronic waste collection and free ice-cream from Blueberry Mountain. Other organizations taking part are Stewart Park & Reserve Coalition, Ride Share, Orange RAPP, […] More
Riverkeeper on patrol in the Mohawk River in May 2016. (Photo: John Garver)
Public invited to learn more, join community science monitoring project April 10 in Utica Utica, N.Y. – A new Riverkeeper report details the results of a water quality monitoring project with SUNY Cobleskill that samples 43 locations monthly in 120 miles of the Mohawk River, the […] More
Photo: Emily Vail / DEC
Riverkeeper and Wallkill River Watershed Alliance release letter calling for Governor Cuomo and state Legislative leaders to fund DEC Study Public invited to learn more at Wallkill River Summit March 28 For immediate release:March 23, 2017 Contact: Leah Rae, lrae@riverkeeper.org, (914) 478-4501 ext. 238 Riverkeeper […] More
Once again, Riverkeeper owes enormous thanks to SUNY New Paltz graphic design students for creating a poster to promote our annual day of service for the Hudson: Riverkeeper Sweep, happening May 6, 2017.  We asked our social media followers to choose between two posters after narrowing down the finalists. It […] More
Today, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney sent a letter to the Department of Defense, requesting the Department to agree to take an “interim remedial action” at Stewart Air National Guard base to filter the largest source of PFOS-polluted water […] More
“When I was growing up, I was pretty much a city kid,” Angel Montero says. “To me the Hudson River didn't have much of an impact. To me the Hudson River was that blue thing you see on the subway map.” As a 25-year-old college student, Montero is engaged in science research that will help all of us better understand the Hudson and its health. More
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Shipping anchorage proposal draws heavy opposition More
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