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Carlucci Hudson River Community Forum Flyer (1)
Join Riverkeeper and State Sen. David Carlucci for a forum on the Hudson River PCBs cleanup. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. A third public meeting in New York City […] More
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A social networking event in Mechanicville. More
Chronogram Conversations in partnership with Riverkeeper and co-hosted by Basilica Hudson presents: "Health of the Hudson." Enjoy food, drink, information, and steps to take action for a healthy Hudson as Riverkeeper and partners join the Hudson Valley's beloved magazine Chronogram as part of their Conversations series. More
PCBs Rally GE EPA Poughkeepsie
Leah Rae/Riverkeeper
EPA held two meetings upstate on their second five-year review but our calls to the agency for a meeting in New York City have gone unanswered. Help us show them that NYC cannot be ignored. Comments to EPA on the future of the Hudson River cleanup are due on September 1st. More
The NYS Assembly passed legislation by a vote of 93-2 to help protect the Hudson and waterfront communities from dangerous oil barges and unnecessary anchorages requested by industry. In order for the legislation to make it to the Governor’s desk, the state Senate must pass S.5197b […] More
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Urge your NYS Senator to co-sponsor and help pass S.5197a, which would increase the state’s role in regulating the movement of dangerous oil barges on the Hudson. More
In early May, nearly 20 environmental, conservation and sportsman groups sent a letter to New York’s federal delegation urging them to stand up for a robust, fully-funded EPA. The letter is copied below. We urge you to contact your representatives to support the EPA, NOAA […] More
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Join the Mothers Out Front Hudson Valley Chapter for a screening of National Geographic Filmmaker Jon Bowermaster’s “The Hudson: A River at Risk.” Riverkeeper’s Campaign Advocacy Coordinator Jeremy Cherson will be there to answer questions. CONTACT Amy Gardiner · commonsensecolonial@gmail.com More
Memorandum of Support A.2446 (Skartados) S.5139 (Amedore) Bill Title: An ACT to amend the Transportation Corporation Law in relation to the construction of new pipe lines Summary of Proposed Legislation The proposed legislation would amend the Transportation Corporation Law (“Transcorp Law”) to grant towns the […] More
Hudson River at Risk
Join us for a special screening of the documentary series The Hudson: River at Risk at SUNY New Paltz on Tuesday, April 18 at 7:00 PM. Following the screening join in on a community conversation and Q&A with Former Congressional Candidate Zephyr Teachout, Director Jon […] More
Join us for a forum on the risks of crude oil transport in the Hudson Valley and what you can do to help mitigate those risks. Panel discussants include Steve Gold (for Assemblyman Frank Skartados AD104), Jeremy Cherson (Riverkeeper), Audrey Friedrichsen(Scenic Hudson), and Jennifer Metzger (Citizens for Local Power) Presented by Beacon Democratic Committee. More
Paul Gallay speaking in support of the Hudson River Protection Act
Riverkeeper is proud to support the Hudson River Protection Act (H.R. 1504) sponsored by Representatives Sean Patrick Maloney and Eliot Engel, which would limit the areas that may be designated as anchorage grounds for vessels carrying hazardous or flammable cargo. The maritime industry’s proposal to […] More
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