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Tell the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: Do not harm the Hudson with storm surge barriers

Make your voice heard – the river can’t speak for itself.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering six different plans to protect against coastal storm damage as part of its New York-New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries (NYNJHAT) Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. Several of these plans call for construction of massive, in-water barriers that would critically harm the Hudson River Estuary. Your voice is urgently needed now to prevent a short-sighted decision and to help protect the river and its life.



Help Ban the Bag

Together we can stop one of the worst, most ubiquitous forms of plastic pollution in our state. A new bill, modeled on California’s successful law, would ban single-use plastic bags statewide and place a 10-cent fee on paper and newly purchased reusable bags. The fee will help fund state parks, environmental programs, and free reusable bags for low and fixed income New Yorkers.



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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