Riverkeeper Blogs

Historic clean water grants
We hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and safe as we work our way through the unprecedented challenges brought by the coronavirus pandemic. I wanted to get in touch as this situation continues to unfold, and share some updates from Riverkeeper. First […] More
If implemented, the ‘Revive Mother Nature’ Initiative would be a landmark effort to restore critical marine and freshwater habitats statewide.  Over the weekend, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced an ambitious “Revive Mother Nature” Initiative to restore critical marine and freshwater habitats throughout New York State. The […] More
Fly me to the moon? Non, merci.
Riverkeeper testifies at a unique “trial” posing this cosmic choice: double down on saving the Earth or seek a new home in space. The unanimous verdict: stay and fight for our beautiful blue planet.   Earlier this month, the Cultural Center of the Lycee Francais […] More
A spill of firefighting foam from Atlantic Aviation at Stewart International Airport has visibly affected nearly two miles of the Silver Stream, according to photos sent to Riverkeeper and information provided by the Department of Environmental Conservation. Based on information provided to DEC, the foam […] More
Willful failure
As New York recommits to clean water, EPA blindly pursues the president’s destructive deregulatory agenda.   Donald Trump once claimed to be “a very big person when it comes to the environment.” What Trump is doing to the Clean Water Act and other key environmental […] More
The Trump Administration has opened a 60-day comment period on a proposed rollback of the Clean Water Act’s essential protections. You can make a difference now by submitting a comment to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers by April 15. In 1972, […] More
Riverkeeper earns sixth-straight top rating from Charity Navigator
All of us at Riverkeeper are proud to share that Charity Navigator has rated us a 4-star charity, its highest ranking, for the sixth time in a row. That’s quite a feat, putting Riverkeeper in some rarified company. Of the 1.5 million charities evaluated by […] More
Riverkeeper was proud to stand up for science on Saturday when more than 230 marches, rallies and science exhibitions took place around the world along with the second annual March for Science in Washington, D.C. The New York City event led by NYU included a […] More
NYISO says grid will be reliable without Indian Point
The path forward to a safe, secure, low-carbon energy future without Indian Point is well lit. More
John and Paul
Alec Baldwin and Newburgh Councilwoman Karen Mejia are honored at the Fishermen’s Ball. More

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
Become a Member