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Help launch a historic federal investment in Hudson River restoration

Urge your representative in Congress to cosponsor the New York – New Jersey Watershed Protection Act, authorizing a $50 million annual fund to protect and restore the Hudson-Raritan Estuary and its headwaters.

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To power NYC, bring NYS solar & wind, not Canadian hydropower

Urge Governor Hochul to support truly sustainable, homegrown sources of energy – not massive Hydro-Quebec dams, or electric cables buried in the Hudson.

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Tell Governor Hochul to sign the ban on coal tar pavement sealers

Urge Governor Hochul 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 Hochul to expand testing of drinking water

drinking waterGovernor Hochul has a bill on her 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 her to sign A.126/S.1759-A.

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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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