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Almost every member of Congress in the Hudson River watershed has signed on as a cosponsor of the landmark New York - New Jersey Watershed Protection Act which would authorize $50 million a year in federal funds to protect and restore the Hudson-Raritan watersheds. More
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One year after a dam removal on Furnace Brook in Westchester, Riverkeeper and volunteers returned to plant trees and continue restoring a free-flowing, healthy stream. More
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Riverkeeper is asking for an independent inspection of this railroad bridge on the CSX freight line on the western shoreline of the Hudson across from Poughkeepsie. We contacted CSX, owner of the rail line, in 2020, after noting the condition of the bridge. As seen […] More
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A number of proposals have emerged to deliver power to New York City with electric cables – and some could have enormous consequences for communities and the environment. More
Riverkeeper and Quassaick Creek Watershed Alliance plant 50 trees as part of ongoing efforts to restore a healthy stream and spawning habitat. More
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A 10-year-old tradition of shoreline cleanups harnesses local knowledge and passion, and strengthens a regional movement for the Hudson. More
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Riverkeeper Sweep volunteers sort and count river garbage as part of their comprehensive data collection initiative. Here’s what they found! More
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Check out the results of our May 1 day of service, the Riverkeeper Sweep encompassing hundreds of miles of shoreline in NYC and the Hudson Valley. More
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Members of the public speak out about NYC’s muddy releases from Ashokan Reservoir into Lower Esopus Creek. More
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

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