Riverkeeper Blogs

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Catskill resident and children's author Hudson Talbott moderated a meeting regarding the proposed ash dump at the Catskill Community Center on April 23.
In April 2018, Riverkeeper got word that Wheelabrator, the second largest trash incineration company in the U.S., was looking at an abandoned quarry in Catskill, NY to site a lined “monofill” of incinerator ash. Since the company seemed to be a year out from applying […] More
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Riverkeeper has been working with local partners in the Wallkill River since 2012. Here's a look at the progress we and our partners are making along this Hudson River tributary. More
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Riverkeeper’s membership manager, Monica Dietrich, is sitting down with Riverkeeper members to learn more about why they support Riverkeeper. More
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Riverkeeper has been working with local partners in the Rondout Creek since 2012. Here's a look at the progress we and our partners are making along this Hudson River tributary. More
In its first year, the Hudson 7 has taken important steps toward its goal of protecting the source of drinking water for more than 100,000 people: The Hudson River Estuary. May 31 marked the one year anniversary of the signing of the agreement that brought […] More
Riverkeeper’s water quality data show that combined sewer overflows remain one of the most important sources of pollution affecting the Hudson River and its largest tributary, the Mohawk River. Combined sewers carry sewage from homes and businesses to treatment plants in dry weather. During rain, […] More
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Riverkeeper helps communities protect the waters they care about most – like tiny Mill Brook, also known as Trib 13, which feeds into the Wallkill River in New Paltz. More
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New York State Department of Environmental Conservation
Atlantic striped bass are in decline, and changes are coming. If you enjoy fishing on the Hudson, here's what you need to know. More
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See the results of the massive May 4 cleanup along the shorelines of the Hudson Valley & NYC. The most commonly found item? Plastic bottles. Help us target pollution by expanding New York’s bottle bill.   The results are in! Here is what we achieved […] More
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The amount of plastic pollution in our environment is absurd. We’re learning more about just how much plastic circulates in the water, how much is being ingested by marine life, and what the effects are. Earth Week is a good time to establish new habits. […] More

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