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Don’t let the Hudson become an oil barge parking lot

anchoragesThe U.S. Coast Guard has collected public comments on an industry proposal to establish a large number of new anchorages for commercial vessels in the Hudson River — 43 berths in 10 locations from Yonkers to Kingston, comprising more than 2,400 acres. Read about the unprecedented public outcry during the now closed comment period. Join the fight against this proposal. Take action.


Ask Your Senator To Oppose Trump’s Cabinet Nominees

Write your Senator today and demand they do not approve Rick Perry, Scott Pruitt, Ryan Zinke, and Rex Tillerson to Trump’s Cabinet.
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Call Governor Cuomo: Don’t let New York State override NYC’s single-use bag fee

plastic-bag--LeahRae26818992986_ea4a5164ae_k-200Tell your Legislators you want a trash-free Hudson and urge them to reject S.362 which would overturn the plastic bag law in NYC!
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Help Protect Endangered Hudson River Sturgeon

babysturgeonNew York State has recorded a 20-fold increase in mortality in the Hudson Estuary – starting at the exact time the Tappan Zee Bridge construction project began in 2012. The Fisheries Service should be made aware that protecting these fish is a priority for those of us in the Hudson Valley who love this river and the life in it. Take Action


Report Dead Sturgeon

dead-sturgeon-200Atlantic 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. Report Your Observations.


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