Riverkeeper Blogs

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While we are still working at home and in the midst of the pandemic, Riverkeeper is continuing to enforce the Clean Water Act continuing with the many stormwater enforcement actions we brought in the past year through the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic and Super Law […] More
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May 31 marked the second anniversary of formation of the Hudson River Drinking Water Intermunicipal Council, which focuses on protecting the Hudson River as the source of drinking water for more than 100,000 people. Better known as the Hudson 7, the council is made up […] More
Riverkeeper stands firmly with Black people and all communities of color as they fight for the right to live, and we unequivocally condemn the murder of George Floyd and countless other Black Americans. We strive to base our work and relationships on trust, respect, integrity, […] More
Last week Riverkeeper and many others submitted comments to the Public Service Commission in response to Entergy and Holtec’s petition regarding the transfer of Indian Point Energy Center to Holtec for decommissioning. More
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In the wake of environmental malfeasance by the Trump administration, New York has the opportunity and the responsibility to take action to protect our waterways. (Photo: Earthjustice)
The Hudson River’s tributaries and freshwater wetlands across the state of New York are at risk of losing much of their federal protections and falling into an untenable regulatory gap in New York State protections. More
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The shadbush will bloom this week along the Hudson River – and the vernal migration will bust open, too. More
New York State goes big on clean water
With the help of our members and supporters, Riverkeeper continues advocating for our top priorities for the remainder of the legislative session or for the 2021 legislative session.  More
Hudson River patrols begin again
Riverkeeper's Hudson River patrols are starting out differently this year, but our work on the water remains the same. More
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The Hudson River Estuary is as wild as any wilderness on earth. Every spring, a procession of species returns from the Atlantic, driven by natural forces. More
Riverkeeper compiles the available information – and unanswered questions – on the possible risks the COVID-19 virus may pose via sewage-contaminated water. More

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