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Urge the Public Service Commission to deny CHPE’s construction plans for a more shallow burial of transmission cables in the Hudson River

The Environmental Management and Construction Plan (EM&CP) submitted by the Champlain Hudson Power Express (CHPE) governing cable installation and protection in the Hudson River does not adequately address environmental and public safety concerns. Join Riverkeeper in urging the Public Service Commission to deny CHPE’s EM&CP, expand CHPE’s public outreach, and ensure the project does not jeopardize public safety or cause irreparable damage to the Hudson River ecosystem and all the species that depend on it.



Keep the Hudson plastic-free: Write your elected officials to pass the Package Reduction & Recycling Infrastructure Act

Urge your legislators to address packaging waste and plastic pollution in New York, ban 15 of the most toxic chemicals found in packaging, and require companies to take responsibility for their role in the plastic pollution across our state.



Demand EPA hold General Electric accountable for PCB pollution in the Hudson River

fish advisory

Demand that EPA acknowledge that the Upper Hudson River dredging remedy has failed to meet the goals and objectives of the cleanup, and urge EPA to adopt a “not protective determination” in the release of the third five-year review.



Tell Governor Hochul: Don’t Cut Clean Water Infrastructure and Hudson River Funding

Swimming in the Hudson

Governor Hochul’s proposed Executive Budget for New York contains cuts to environmental funding and environmental law enforcement that the Hudson River and its communities depend on. Urge the Governor to safeguard these important sources of funding.



Add your name: Speed Up the Cleanup

Speed Up the Clean Up

PFAS contaminates drinking water sources in Newburgh and New Windsor. While communities rely on other sources and remediation studies continue, Riverkeeper and local partners call for a faster cleanup.



Tell Governor Hochul: It’s time to stop plastic bottle pollution

Plastic bottleSend a message to Governor Hochul and your state representatives, urging them to support S. 9164/A.10184, which would expand New York State’s bottle deposit program to include non-carbonated beverages as well as wine and liquor glass bottles.



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

Asian carpTell Governor Hochul we need her leadership to prevent Asian carp from entering the Hudson River via the Erie Canal – a once-in-a-generation opportunity to protect native ecology.


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