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A photo of a dead sturgeon brings our eyes back to the challenges we still face in restoring the Hudson River. More
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Wallkill River algae bloom (Photo: Emily Vail)
In the fight against harmful algal blooms, New York is leaving a major tool of the Clean Water Act on the shelf. Riverkeeper is calling for new water quality criteria for nutrient pollution. More
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On June 22, Riverkeeper hosted an event with Grandmother Carole, a woman with Penobscot lineage who has dedicated her life to rebuilding the connection between humans and water, in part by walking the length of rivers, from the source to sea. This month, her Water […] More
Let’s take a moment to celebrate: The New York State Legislature just concluded a landmark session that made positive strides in the fight against climate change. More
The most common item in the shoreline trash this year? Plastic bottles. More
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Catskill resident and children's author Hudson Talbott moderated a meeting regarding the proposed ash dump at the Catskill Community Center on April 23.
In April 2018, Riverkeeper got word that Wheelabrator, the second largest trash incineration company in the U.S., was looking at an abandoned quarry in Catskill, NY to site a lined “monofill” of incinerator ash. Since the company seemed to be a year out from applying […] More
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Riverkeeper has been working with local partners in the Wallkill River since 2012. Here's a look at the progress we and our partners are making along this Hudson River tributary. More
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Riverkeeper’s membership manager, Monica Dietrich, is sitting down with Riverkeeper members to learn more about why they support Riverkeeper. More
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Riverkeeper has been working with local partners in the Rondout Creek since 2012. Here's a look at the progress we and our partners are making along this Hudson River tributary. More
In its first year, the Hudson 7 has taken important steps toward its goal of protecting the source of drinking water for more than 100,000 people: The Hudson River Estuary. May 31 marked the one year anniversary of the signing of the agreement that brought […] More

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