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For 2022, a pledge to help save the Hudson River, ‘a precious and sacred being in our midst’

Governor Hochul’s 2022 State of the State – Riverkeeper statement

Statement of Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper Senior Manager of Government Affairs, on Governor Kathy Hochul’s 2022 State of the State: “Riverkeeper is happy to hear the Governor’s strong commitment to prioritizing a clean and healthy environment for New Yorkers and providing national leadership on climate change. “We are pleased to see Governor Hochul’s proposal to increase the environmental bond act to $4 billion, which will provide critical resources for restoring the Hudson River and making New York more resilient to the growing effects of climate change. Additionally, Riverkeeper is thrilled to […]

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Advocates hail agreement to protect New York’s water from toxic “forever chemicals”

New law will establish the most comprehensive drinking water testing and notification program for PFAS in the country.

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Communities speak out on proposed Hughes Energy waste processing facility in the Catskills

Grand Gorge MSW Facility Rendering-1000
Rendering courtesy of Don’t Trash the Catskills
Hughes Energy LLC has proposed a municipal solid waste processing facility in Grand Gorge, N.Y., less than 2,000 feet from the Schoharie Creek and Schoharie Reservoir, which is part of New York City’s drinking water supply. Now is a critical time for the public to become informed and give input.

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In the Catskills, One Man’s Trash Is Another Man’s Business Model

Riverkeeper welcomes Brown to its helm

State orders sweeping review of proposed trash-to-fuel plant in Catskills

Rhinebeck Town Board agrees to partially fund coordinator for Hudson 7

From Swimming in the River to Keeping it Clean

NY lawmakers pass ban on coal tar as driveway sealant

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