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Art in Action for a #HealthyHudson

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August 22, 2017: 5:30PM to 9:00PM
2 Main St S, Mechanicville, NY 12118-2325 map
A night of action on the PCB cleanup in Mechanicville.

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Hudson River Cleanup Community Forum with Sen. Carlucci

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August 29, 2017: 6:00PM to 7:30PM
Nyack Library 59 S Broadway Nyack 10960 map
Join Riverkeeper and State Sen. David Carlucci for a forum on the Hudson River PCBs cleanup. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has released its second review of the cleanup of PCB-contaminated sediment from the upper Hudson River. A third public meeting in New York City has been scheduled during this period. It’s critical to be informed. In its review, the “Proposed Second Five-Year Review Report” for the Hudson River PCBs Superfund site (available at www.epa.gov/hudson), EPA maintains that dredging efforts that started in 2009 and ended in 2015 are working […]

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

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September 25, 2017: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Red Hook Community Center, 59 Fisk St, Red Hook, NY 12571
Join the Hudson Valley Regional Council for a conversation on drinking water source protection in the Saw Kill watershed. Panelists will include Water Quality Program Director at Riverkeeper Dan Shapley. More details forthcoming.

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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.

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Wallkill River Festival

October 7, 2017: 2:00PM to 6:00PM
Village of New Paltz park on the Wallkill River
The festival is a time for us to come together to celebrate the river, and to gain inspiration for how we can work together to restore it as an ecological and recreational resource in our community.

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Environmental Activism for the Long Haul: The Energizing Vision of Pope Francis’s Laudato Si

October 25, 2017: 9:00AM to 2:00PM
Mariandale Retreat & Conference Center 299 North Highland Avenue Ossining, NY 10562 map
Join Religious Organizations Along the River in exploring sources of hope that will empower in the struggle for a sustainable human presence on Earth.

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Run the River 5K on Randall’s Island

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October 28, 2017: 10:00AM to 1:00PM
Icahn Stadium, 20 Randall's Island, Randall's Island Park New York, NY 10035 map
(Photo Credit: Randall’s Island Park Alliance, 2016) Join Randall’s Island Park Alliance for a 5K race through the park along breathtaking views of Manhattan and the Harlem River. Experience the thrill of starting and finishing in Icahn Stadium, a world class track and field venue. Set your own record on the same track Usain Bolt set his 100-meter world record! Run the River will also serve as the USA Track & Field New York 5K Road Race Championship. Run the River 5K raises funds to protect the beautiful waterways, wetlands […]

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