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Tell Cuomo to sign the ban on coal tar pavement sealers

Urge Governor Cuomo to sign legislation prohibiting the sale of pavement products containing coal tar and high levels of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons which are harmful to human health and aquatic ecosystems.

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Urge Governor Cuomo to expand testing of drinking water

drinking waterGovernor Cuomo has a bill on his desk that, if signed, expands testing for contaminants in your drinking water. The public has a right to know if their water is safe. Send a message to the governor and urge him to sign A.126/S.1759-A.

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Protect New York’s wetlands

Enjoying the Hudson RiverState Senator Pete Harckham has proposed a bill that would ensure that New York’s fragile and threatened wetlands are protected. Senators need to hear from constituents who support protecting wetlands and all the clean water, wildlife habitat and climate benefits they provide our communities.

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Don’t let New York State give up on New York City waters

We need your help to prevent the state from evading its obligation to strengthen water quality criteria to protect public health.

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Report Dead Sturgeon

Atlantic and shortnose sturgeon are protected by the Endangered Species Act, and New York has committed to limiting impacts on these fish throughout the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge project. Riverkeeper is carefully monitoring the process, and we’ve retained the right to enforce the permit requirements designed to protect sturgeon if sturgeon are being harmed. Be watchful when visiting the river, and make timely and thorough reports if you observe a dead sturgeon.

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