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Riverkeeper’s 2013 Milestones, By the Numbers


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Volunteers who removed more than 38 tons of shoreline trash in a single day during the 2013 Riverkeeper Sweep, our 2nd annual day of service for the river.

Water quality samples taken by Riverkeeper and our citizen science partners on the Hudson River and its tributaries in 2013.

Megawatts of new energy transmission and conservation approved by New York State in 2013 to replace Indian Point nuclear reactors—about 40% of the plant’s power output.

Number of high-volume horizontal hydrofracking wells drilled in New York in 2013, thanks to the ongoing advocacy of Riverkeeper and a broad coalition of partners.

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