Blog articles by Riverkeeper staff and supporters

On April 7, Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature greenlighted a question on New Yorkers’ November 2022 general election ballot seeking approval to bond $3 billion dollars for a multi-year investment in clean water, air, wildlife and the environment. You may have […] More
Documents Made Public in Riverkeeper Lawsuit Show FAA’s Knowledge of a Biased Transit Alternatives Review and Port Authority’s Expanded Plans to Develop Willets Point, Queens Documents revealed as a result of litigation show that the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey’s initial transit […] More
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Riverkeeper joins partner organizations and affected communities in opposing a pumped storage project being proposed for the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills. More
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At Hudson Crossing Park outside Schuylerville, the bags of garbage removed during Riverkeeper Sweep number far less than they once did. But they’re still there, and they remind us all what can happen if we let our attention slip. More
Riverkeeper Stands in Solidarity with the AAPI Community
Photo: Andrew Ratto, CC
Over the past year, the wave of violence against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders following the COVID-19 pandemic has become increasingly vicious and harmful, manifesting in incidents such as the shootings in Atlanta on March 16. Riverkeeper strongly condemns this appalling and shameful act of […] More
In enacting the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act, New York decided to fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions rapidly. That decision was ambitious and long overdue. By 2030, 70% of the state’s electrical load will be generated by sources of renewable energy, […] 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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The Renewable Rikers Coalition congratulate the New York City Council for passing Renewable Rikers legislation. More
Welcome back to the New York State budget season! In my humble opinion, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. And you can rest assured that Riverkeeper is working tirelessly to ensure that clean water and habitat restoration priorities are included in the state’s […] More
Group will join the NYS Attorney General in challenging NRC’s approval.   NRC gave in to industry despite overwhelming concerns about license.   Once again, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has acquiesced to industry and dismissed all challenges against the transfer of Indian Point Energy Center […] More

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