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Bob Boyle and the Hudson Valley
Bob Boyle and the Hudson Valley
The Riverkeeper family is saddened by the recent loss of Robert H. Boyle, who was instrumental in the founding of the Hudson River Fishermen’s Association — Riverkeeper’s predecessor — 51 years ago. More
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Alec Baldwin and Newburgh Councilwoman Karen Mejia are honored at the Fishermen’s Ball. More
NY enacts "gold standard" clean water protections
Last week, New York’s leaders did more to protect the Empire State’s rivers and drinking water than at any other time since the modern environmental movement began more than a half a century ago. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature have […] More
Read Historic Agreement to Close Indian Point
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Despite suggestions to the contrary, a new natural gas-fired power plant in the shadow of the Indian Point nuclear power plant is neither viable nor necessary. It's an idea that must be rejected. More
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Every single person who stands up for clean water gives us more power, more knowledge and more strength to meet the challenges we face. During this pivotal moment, we need you to act. More
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New Yorkers won’t miss Indian Point once it closes in 2021. They certainly won’t miss the danger that this aging nuclear power plant poses to them, nor the damage it does to the Hudson River — killing more than billion fish eggs and larvae each year through its cooling systems. Now I’m happy to report that New Yorkers won’t miss the energy that Indian Point produces; it will be replaced with new energy savings and clean, renewable power. More
Riverkeeper’s 50th Anniversary year has been one of our most successful yet in our efforts to protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and precious drinking water. These “Riverkeeper Victories” are yours as well: our donors, activists and volunteers are the driver of our success. As we look forward to 2017 and beyond, we’ll need you more than ever. Challenges to clean water will continue to mount and Riverkeeper must rise to meet them. More
Donald Trump
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Here at Riverkeeper, we knew our supporters would rise up to face the challenges ahead, given that our next president has promised deep cuts in environmental regulations. But we didn’t see this coming: A gift to support Riverkeeper’s work, “in honor” of Donald Trump, with […] More
Now’s the time: Help us redouble our efforts for clean water
Tuesday’s events have made one thing clear: our environment faces an unremitting assault from fossil fuel interests, polluters, and industrial actors, backed by the full force of the federal government over the next four years. Our next president has promised to cut 70 percent of […] More
Indian Point is falling apart at the seams – literally. The latest malfunction at the 40-year-old nuclear plant is a leak of oil used to lubricate the plant’s turbine. Questions remain about how this happened. But we all know: The time has come and gone […] More
Indian Point 2015
Photo: Indian Point, Leah Rae / Riverkeeper
Yesterday, we learned that Entergy and staff at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission had not done a proper estimate of the damage that an accident at Indian Point would create. More
Fifty years after its founding, Riverkeeper fights alongside thousands of citizen scientists and activists to reclaim the Hudson and ensure that over 9 million New Yorkers have clean, safe drinking water. More
Help Save the Environmental Law That Banned Fracking
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