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Governor Hochul’s 2022 State of the State – Riverkeeper statement

Statement of Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Senior Manager of Government Affairs, on Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022 State of the State: “Riverkeeper is happy to hear the […] Learn More

Advocates hail agreement to protect New York’s water from toxic “forever chemicals”

New law will establish the most comprehensive drinking water testing and notification program for PFAS in the country. Learn More

Communities speak out on proposed Hughes Energy waste processing facility in the Catskills

Grand Gorge MSW Facility Rendering-1000

Hughes Energy LLC has proposed a municipal solid waste processing facility in Grand Gorge, N.Y., less than 2,000 feet from the Schoharie Creek and Schoharie Reservoir, which is part of New York City’s drinking water supply. Now is a critical time for the public to become informed and give input. Learn More

Upcoming Events

11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

May 7, 2022
Locations from Brooklyn to the Adirondacks
Please save Saturday, May 7, 2022 for the 11th Riverkeeper Sweep! Check back later this year for more information about next year’s volunteer and sponsorship opportunities. Learn More

3rd annual Free Dead in the Park – Stella Blue’s Band concert to benefit Riverkeeper

May 17, 2022: 5:00PM to 8:00PM
Naumburg Bandshell, Central Park, NYC
Join us for the 3rd annual Free Dead in the Park with the Stella Blue's Band and the music of the Grateful Dead. This concert will support Riverkeeper and our work to protect clean water for New Yorkers. Learn More

Summer Splash – Riverkeeper’s Annual Awards and Benefit

June 9, 2022: 5:00PM to 9:00PM
Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, NY map
Save the Date for our reimagined awards and benefit event at Boscobel House and Gardens on June 9th. Stay tuned for more details and information […] Learn More

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