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Expand drinking water testing in New York

https://secure3.convio.net/river/images/content/pagebuilder/faucet-water-creditSteve_Johnson-CC-800.jpg?t=1620422596230New Yorkers should know what’s in their water. Urge your state lawmakers to pass legislation requiring that every water utility in the state expand testing for a priority list of chemicals that could be making our communities sick.

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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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Tell DEC: Require NYC to #stopthemud in Lower Esopus Creek

Indian PointNew York City is once again dumping millions of gallons a day of turbid water from its Ashokan Reservoir into the Lower Esopus Creek. Urge the DEC to demand better ways to manage this water supply in the face of climate change – and protect communities downstream.

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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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