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Environmental Groups to Sue EPA Over Unsafe Waters in New York City

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Lax Oversight Allows City and State to Evade Health Protections, Continue Massive Sewer Overflows Learn More

6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is May 6: Thousands to clean up Hudson & NYC shorelines

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Contact: Leah Rae,, (914) 478-4501 ext. 238 From Brooklyn to the Adirondack Mountains, local groups will conduct 100+ shoreline cleanups and planting projects in a […] Learn More

Failing bolts at second Indian Point reactor raise further safety concerns

Inspection at Unit 3 finds 256 of 832 critical reactor core bolts impaired; result is even worse than at Unit 2. Riverkeeper demands NRC issue an incident report and supply a root cause analysis for clustered bolt failures. Learn More

Upcoming Events

Rising to the Top: Clean Water Infrastructure Act of 2017

May 3, 2017: 10:00AM to 12:30PM
Great Hall, New York State Bar Center, One Elk Street, Albany map
Environmental Law Section Committee on Legislation’s 2017 Legislative Forum and Luncheon will feature a panel discussion, titled, “Rising to the Top: Clean Water Infrastructure Act of […] Learn More

Save the Date: 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep

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May 6, 2017
Locations throughout NYC and the Hudson River Valley
More than 2,000 volunteers will head for their local shorelines on Saturday, May 6, 2017 for the 6th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep – a one-day event encompassing more than 100 cleanups and plantings along the Hudson River and New York City shorelines from Brooklyn to the Capital District. Learn More

New York City telebriefing

May 15, 2017: 6:30PM to 7:30PM
Join Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon for an update on the health of and threats to New York City’s waterways. The telebriefing will cover current […] Learn More Register Here
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