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Did Tappan Zee Bridge demolition leak creosote into Hudson River?

Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson will participate in Ports & Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA)

Series of November workshops convene experts to evaluate navigation risks, with attention to ‘environmental, public safety and economic factors’ Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will be among the participants in the U.S. Coast Guard’s Hudson River Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment (PAWSA) – involving a series of workshops in November that are designed to gather input into waterway navigation and safety. Riverkeeper Patrol Boat Captain and Vice President of Advocacy John Lipscomb, Scenic Hudson President Ned Sullivan and Scenic Hudson consultant Dagmar Etkin of Environmental Research Consulting were invited by the […]

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Energy Secretary Rick Perry criticized for calling on regulatory commission to increase prices for coal, nuclear and hydroelectric power

Officials Call On DoD To Go Beyond PFOS Water Sampling In Newburgh

Harmful Algal Blooms Threaten NY Water Bodies

Take comfort in the actions by many to stem the ‘Day of Disaster’

Take comfort in the actions by many to stem the ‘Day of Disaster’

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 regulations known as the Part 360 series which includes the management of fracking waste. The following is a joint statement from a coalition which has been leading the effort to ban fracking waste in New York State (list of organizations at bottom): “New York State has missed the mark when it comes to protecting our health and water from the dangers of fracking waste. Nearly […]

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Toxic algae blooms found in Orange, Sullivan

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 source of drinking water OSSINING — Seven municipalities have joined Riverkeeper in a campaign to protect the drinking water supply for more than 100,000 people – the Hudson River Estuary. The seven municipalities — The City and Town of Poughkeepsie, Town of Hyde Park, Village and Town of Rhinebeck, Town of Lloyd and Town of Esopus – began meeting for the first time this summer […]

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