Riverkeeper Blogs

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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
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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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Riverkeeper and its allies lobbied furiously for WRDA2020, which will require the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to update many of its most dangerously outdated coastal protection project guidelines. As 2020 grinds to a close, we can celebrate an aggressive new law addressing the massive risks to coastal communities and ecosystems posed by climate change. More
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Over the last two weeks, Riverkeeper has received numerous reports of dead and dying fish spotted throughout a 60-mile area from New York Harbor north along the Hudson to Mystery Point in Garrison, and as far away as the North Fork of Long Island. More
Urge Governor Andrew Cuomo to sign this bill granting protections for thousands of miles of New York’s streams. More

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