Riverkeeper Blogs

There’s a lot of talk lately about the comfort-of-your-own-home brand of advocacy known as slacktivism, but grassroots environmentalists on the Hudson River aren’t paying much attention to it. They’re too busy doing cleanups, taking water quality samples and occupying government agencies until officials pony up […] More
These are not easy times for the green movement. In fact, according to the NY Times: “If there was a tougher moment over the last 40 years to be a leader in the American environmental movement, it would be hard to put your finger on […] More
As New York considers new hydrofracking regulations that would allow companies to drill an estimated 48,000 gas wells across the rural countryside, many see the pitched battle over the state’s fracking plan as a tug-of-war between the environment and the economy. In reality, both will […] More

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