Riverkeeper Blogs

Cecil Corbin-Mark
Photo courtesy WE ACT for Environmental Justice
Corbin-Mark ‘was a brilliant voice of knowledge, experience, reason, and truth’ We at Riverkeeper are heartbroken by the loss of Cecil Corbin-Mark, a longtime friend, trusted advisor, and environmental justice giant, who passed away on October 15th. Cecil’s life was way too short, but in […] More
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This is one in a series of guest blog posts about Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson, involving dozens of shoreline cleanups and planting projects on a single day. Be part of the next Sweep, October 17, 2020 – Visit Riverkeeper.org/sweep. […] More
Sandy
The Hudson River gives so much to our community. The very least that we can do is give something back. More
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We are all connected through our living rivers, lakes and streams. Riverkeeper Sweep is the essential reminder that it is up to us to take action and keep these connections flowing. More
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View the latest water quality data and learn four important ways to take action to promote clean water today. More
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This is one in a series of guest blog posts about Riverkeeper Sweep, our annual day of service for the Hudson, involving dozens of shoreline cleanups and planting projects on a single day. Be part of the next Sweep, October 17, 2020 – Visit Riverkeeper.org/sweep. […] More
Why I Sweep
Riverkeeper Sweep is a day when we can care for the Hudson shorelines – and in doing so, everyone who uses them. More
Danskammer
Danskammer, LLC proposes replacing its existing natural gas peaker plant, located in the town of Newburgh, with a new baseload natural gas power plant that would run all the time. Danskammer claims that their new plant would be more environmentally friendly than the existing plant, […] More
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On July 22, the New York Senate passed S.6308A which would prohibit the sale of pavement products containing coal tar and high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. The bill now awaits passage in the New York Assembly. The legislation would provide crucial protection to human […] More
The saga of the poisoning of the Hudson River by General Electric has been going on for around 70 years. Unfortunately, the end is not yet in sight. The Environmental Protection Agency and GE agreed on extensive dredging work in the 40 miles of river […] More

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