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Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced his intention to ban plastic bags across New York State as part of his executive budget. This is a significant move, for which we are grateful, that will help address the plastic pollution crisis and will have reverberations far beyond […] More
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Earlier this year, Riverkeeper and our partners asked you to urge Governor Cuomo to “go bigger” on the cheapest and most readily available resource for reducing our energy use: energy efficiency. More
December 2018 Plastic Bag L… by on Scribd More
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On June 6th, call Governor Cuomo and urge him to ban the single-use plastic bag and place a fee on alternative bags by supporting S7760/A9953, the 'New York Bring Your Own Bag Act'. More
Advocates appreciate Governor Cuomo’s attention to the issue but say that a ban/fee policy is more effective than the Governor’s ban only legislation. More
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In a time of record-shattering hurricanes, with our federal government bought and sold by the fossil fuel industry, states like New York must step up and fight climate change.  More
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— A Renewable Energy & Sustainability Fair — Home Show . Community Stage . Film . Food . Hope . Family Fun Products, services and ideas that promote sustainability, growth and harmony with the planet. – Showcasing the finest products & services for all your […] More
As we ramp up efforts to push Governor Cuomo, NYSERDA and the Public Service Commission to adopt a comprehensive energy efficiency program that is as ambitious and equitable as possible, we invite clean energy advocates and climate activists from across the state to participate in this online teach-in. More
Public Hearing 3:00-7:00pm Rally: 5:00-6:00pm In early January, Donald Trump and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke released a draft offshore drilling plan that proposed an unprecedented expansion of offshore drilling into nearly all of America’s waters, including the shores of Long Island. If Trump’s plan becomes […] More
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With a proposal on the table to build a power generation facility in the Town of Ulster that combines a 20-megawatt gas-fired plant with battery storage, CLP is bringing together a panel of experts for an educational forum to help the public and municipal officials […] More
It’s now or never! A decision on the future of GE’s PCB cleanup may be days away. Let’s flood EPA with calls and urge the new regional administrator Pete Lopez to fight for a Healthy Hudson. More
Tim Guinee, Marbletown resident, actor and a leader at the Climate Reality Project, will be at the Marbletown Community Center, for "Climate Change and Hope in the Hudson Valley," a slideshow and discussion of the latest science regarding climate change in our area and across North America. Tim will be joined by Riverkeeper's Campaign Advocacy Coordinator, Jeremy Cherson to discuss local actions people can take to move forward on clean energy and protect the regions clean water. More

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