Blog articles by Riverkeeper staff and supporters

Riverkeeper celebrates Governor’s signature of legislation to halt radioactive wastewater discharges into the Hudson River More
Riverkeeper continues advocating to ensure the Hudson wins this long-overdue investment – authorizing $20 million for habitat restoration, flood management, drinking water protection, waterfront access & more throughout Hudson-Raritan watersheds. More
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Flash flooding near Croton Harmon Station. Credit: MTA Metro-North Railroad
In the wake of extreme (and increasingly common) rain, Riverkeeper continues work to mitigate impacts on water quality and infrastructure. More
During the 2023 Legislative Session in Albany, Riverkeeper achieved significant environmental and clean water victories. Riverkeeper has dedicated staff to advocate for clean water policy in Albany and ensure that your voice is heard by state decision makers. Many of our legislative priorities highlighted in […] More
Riverkeeper has teamed up with Peekskill Brewery on a unique wheat beer that highlights the source of drinking water for 100,000 people: Peekskill Hollow Brook, which is not only the City of Peekskill’s primary water source, but also supplements the Village of Buchanan’s water supply, and serves as a backup for the Towns of Cortlandt, Somers and Yorktown. More
Our annual celebration recognized the achievements of Fran Dunwell, founding coordinator of the DEC’s Hudson River Estuary Program, and Dr. David O. Carpenter, renowned expert on the health effects of PCBs More than 270 friends and supporters came together for our Summer Splash gala overlooking […] More
31 tons of debris cleaned from hundreds of miles of shoreline in NYC and the Hudson Valley. More
In response to a lawsuit by Riverkeeper and our partners and following 20 years of delay, New York State has proposed the first of two new rules that are meant to update Water Quality Standards for waters around New York City. More
Two-year study will shed light on certain important risks, including algal blooms, but won’t measure bacteria to indicate where water is safe for swimming. More
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Full green infrastructure development will be delayed by at least a decade, but implementation of Riverkeeper recommendations will strengthen New York City’s Green Infrastructure Program moving forward. More

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