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New NY rules allow continued use of fracking waste on roads, landfill dumping

State finalizes regulations governing solid waste management For Immediate Release: September 21, 2017 Albany – The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) finalized solid waste […] Learn More

7 municipalities join Riverkeeper in campaign to protect Hudson River drinking water supply

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 13, 2017 Contacts: Cliff Weathers, Riverkeeper Communications Director, 845-445-8257, More than 100,000 people rely on the Hudson River as primary […] Learn More

Flawed data & analysis fatally undermine EPA’s findings that Hudson PCB cleanup will protect environment & public health

Credentialed scientist says EPA’s conclusion that PCB cleanup is on track is not supported by data Contacts: Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845-473-4440, Ext. 210, […] Learn More

Upcoming Events

Protecting Drinking Water in the Saw Kill Watershed: A Regulatory and Policy Perspective

September 25, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Red Hook Community Center, 59 Fisk St, Red Hook, NY 12571 map
Join the Hudson Valley Regional Council for a panel discussion on the Saw Kill Watershed as a drinking water source and how a community responds to water supply contamination, and why is it important to protect water supplies. Panelists will also share the laws, policies, tools, resources available to communities to protect their drinking water supplies. Learn More Free Registration

New Innovative Tool: Riverkeeper’s Source Water Protection Scorecard

September 27, 2017: 2:00PM to 5:30PM
Sheraton Boston Hotel, 39 Dalton Street. Boston, MA 02199 map
Riverkeeper's Water Quality Program Director Dan Shapley will make a presentation and participate in a panel discussion before a national audience of officials focused on protecting drinking water quality during the Source Water Protection Workshop at the 2017 annual forum of the Groundwater Protection Council. Learn More Reserve Hotel
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