Riverkeeper Blogs

2019.04.14-Jason-Morris-downstream-diversiongate
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
MarchforSciencePG1
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
Riverkeeper’s 50th Anniversary year has been one of our most successful yet in our efforts to protect the Hudson River, its tributaries and precious drinking water. These “Riverkeeper Victories” are yours as well: our donors, activists and volunteers are the driver of our success. As we look forward to 2017 and beyond, we’ll need you more than ever. Challenges to clean water will continue to mount and Riverkeeper must rise to meet them. More
Donald Trump
Photo: Gage Skidmore
Here at Riverkeeper, we knew our supporters would rise up to face the challenges ahead, given that our next president has promised deep cuts in environmental regulations. But we didn’t see this coming: A gift to support Riverkeeper’s work, “in honor” of Donald Trump, with […] More
Now’s the time: Help us redouble our efforts for clean water
Tuesday’s events have made one thing clear: our environment faces an unremitting assault from fossil fuel interests, polluters, and industrial actors, backed by the full force of the federal government over the next four years. Our next president has promised to cut 70 percent of […] More

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