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Organizations voice concern over federal flooding plan for NY-NJ Harbor

More than 25 organizations in New York and New Jersey are calling for critical changes to the Army Corps' flooding plan for NY-NJ Harbor.

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Train derailment in town of Amsterdam sparks broader rail safety, environmental concerns

Video: How to best protect NY-NJ Harbor from flooding

Investigation, cleanup and closures following Amsterdam train derailment continue

Mohawk River train derailment highlights need for rail safety, spill prevention

Photo: Norm Hagan
Just downstream from where the derailment occurred, 280,000 people rely on the Mohawk River for drinking water; fortunately no spill has been reported The derailment of a 100-plus car tanker train along the Mohawk River highlights the real risks of hazardous rail shipments and the need for both tightened safety regulations, and spill prevention and response planning. While initial reports indicate there was no spill, fire or loss of life, the incident indicates that the Hudson and Mohawk Rivers and the communities along them are not immune from disasters that […]

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Swimming the Lordly Hudson, All 315 Miles of It

Calling for Changes to the Plans for Storm Surge Prevention

NY passes ban on dumping radioactive waste in Hudson River

Plan to discharge water into Hudson River from closed nuclear plant sparks uproar

Riverkeeper celebrates bipartisan Assembly passage of bill to stop radioactive wastewater discharges into the Hudson River; Governor Hochul must sign

Riverkeeper celebrates the Assembly taking the final legislative step after the unanimous bipartisan Senate passage of crucial legislation aimed at safeguarding the economic vitality of the Hudson River from the imminent threat of radioactive wastewater discharge at Indian Point by Holtec.

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