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Coalition Urges Continued Action to Address Emerging Contaminants Albany – Today, the NY Department of Health (DOH) took the final step to establish Maximum Contaminant Levels (MCLs) for perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and 1,4-dioxane, three toxic emerging contaminants found in drinking water across […] More
Alarming pattern of delay in drinking water protection puts New Yorkers at risk Albany – Assembly Health Committee Chair Richard Gottfried and Assembly Children and Families Chair Ellen Jaffee joined residents from impacted communities and leading environmental advocates today to call on Governor Cuomo and […] More
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The widespread deaths of Atlantic menhaden along the Hudson are most likely the result of prolonged heat and lack of rain combined with other factors that reduce levels of dissolved oxygen, which the fish need to survive. Importantly, it's a symptom of a compromised and fragile ecosystem. More
Riverkeeper is holding a series of online lessons for Grades 4-6. Learn about "Advocating for the Hudson." More
Riverkeeper is holding a series of online lessons for Grades 4-6 about the Hudson River and how to protect it. Learn about current research and community science. More
Riverkeeper is holding a series of four online lessons for Grades 4-6 about the Hudson River and how to protect it. Learn about "Animals of the Hudson." More
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Riverkeeper will hold a series of four online lessons for Grades 4-6 about the Hudson River and how to protect it. More
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BioHiTech's proposal at the former BASF hazardous waste site in Rensselaer raises serious environmental concerns in a community already burdened with heavy pollution. More
WASHINGTON— Conservation groups today filed a notice of intent to sue the Trump administration over the Environmental Protection Agency’s suspension of monitoring and reporting requirements for major pollution during the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows confirmation from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and National Marine Fisheries Service that […] More
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A painter and sculptor describes how volunteering for Riverkeeper Sweep along the Hudson River influenced him and became part of his artistic practice. More
Join the Hudson River Watershed Alliance for an online, livestream event to celebrate their 2020 Watershed WaveMakers and the 10th anniversary of the Alliance’s incorporation. The livestream is free to view, with donations accepted. You are encouraged to join the livestream early to make sure […] More
Riverkeeper stands firmly with Black people and all communities of color as they fight for the right to live, and we unequivocally condemn the murder of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans. We strive to base our work and relationships on trust, respect, integrity, […] More

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