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Urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign this bill granting protections for thousands of miles of New York’s streams. More
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Photo: Rob Lowenthal
Although the Sweep 2020 event looked different this year, our volunteers, as always, succeeded in making a tangible improvement to shorelines and parks, all the way from Brooklyn to the Capital District. Here’s what we achieved together on October 17, 2020, during the 9th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep More
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Tungsten Sun redux image from original Peekskill Bay print
The removal of 2 obsolete dams makes way for renewed spawning habitat on Quassaick Creek in Newburgh and Furnace Brook in Westchester. 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
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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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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
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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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