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Fuel spill in Haverstraw
On Sunday morning a call came into Riverkeeper’s Watchdog line that described a fuel spill near Dutchtown in Haverstraw. We were only minutes away by car, so we went to take photos and record any evidence. No sooner than we turned onto Riverside Drive, an […] More
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Songbirds make melodies for the river...and Riverkeeper This week — just days before our annual gala, the Fishermen’s Ball — Riverkeeper and its supporters joined to celebrate in song as we were serenaded by multi-instrumentalist Andrew Bird on Monday and a day later by the […] More
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When it comes to the Hudson River, you matter. When it needed you to protect it from a dramatic expansion of barge anchorages — many of these barges to be laden with hazardous, fracked crude oil — you stepped up. More than 10,000 of you […] More
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Facebook is changing its algorithm, which means that you will likely get fewer updates from Riverkeeper. But there are things that you can do to keep getting our news. More
Riverkeeper's 2017 Victories
Riverkeeper began its second half century with perhaps our most successful year ever. The Riverkeeper 2017 victories were all driven by the enormous growth in public support for clean water and safe energy, up and down the Hudson. More
Watch 'City on the Water'
Many New Yorkers have rediscovered their local waterways in recent years, yet many others still go about their daily business not giving much thought as to how the Big Apple is shaped by its waterways. As Riverkeeper’s Boat Captain, John Lipscomb says, “the city owes […] More
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