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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
NY Electricity Usage Projections through 2025-1
Projections for future electricity demand have declined sharply in recent years.
A deluge of problems continue to plague Indian Point. It's time for leaders to step up and call for it to close. More
We just dodged a bullet with Indian Point 2. Had this reactor not been offline for refueling, the bolts in the reactor core would continue their decay and would have posed a more of a danger to the 20 million people who live and work in the 50-mile Indian Point “evacuation zone.” More
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By a unanimous vote, the NYS Public Service Commission decided to abandon Suez’s controversial plan to tap, treat and desalinate Hudson River water and pipe it to Rockland County homes and businesses. More
Patrol boat at Palisades-LRae 2015
We are proud to report on another banner year in our efforts for the Hudson River, its creeks and streams, and our precious drinking water supplies. These "Riverkeeper Victories" are yours as well: Our donors, activists and volunteers are the driver of our success. In 2016 – our half-century mark – we will need you more than ever to meet the challenges ahead. More
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