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Advocates call on Governor Cuomo and legislators to pass the New York State BYOBag Act

Contacts: Jeremy Cherson, Riverkeeper, 770-630-6790, [email protected] Megan Ahearn, NYPIRG, (212) 349-6460 x1166, [email protected] Roger Downs, Sierra Club Atlantic Chapter, (518) 426-9144, [email protected] Adrienne Esposito, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, (516) 390-7150, [email protected] McClellen, New York League of Conservation Voters, (203) 313-0528, [email protected] Jennifer Caddick, Alliance for the Great Lakes, ?(312) 445-9760, [email protected] Advocates call on Governor Cuomo and legislators to pass the New York State BYOBag Act Riverkeeper & allied groups deliver thousands of petition signatures to the Governor in support of statewide bill modeled on California law.   Albany, N.Y. – Environmental and community organizations today delivered more […]

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Governor Cuomo: Don’t Break Your Promise on Plastic Bags

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Governor Cuomo must follow through on his promise to address plastic bag pollution. Urge him to introduce strong legislation to address single-use plastic bags.

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Major Climate Action on Walkway Over the Hudson

Event to press delegates to UN Paris Climate talks to commit to "urgent carbon reductions."

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Walkway Over the Hudson will host a major climate action rally on October 16

Over 600 Pounds of Garbage Cleaned Up

Newburgh Rowing Club Hosts Annual Riversweep

Annual Riverkeeper & Ferry Sloops Croton Point Park Cleanup 5/9/15

UN chief will join massive People’s Climate March to seek solutions to global warming

Community leaders want NY rail oil shipment review

Tell the EPA to save billions of fish

The Environmental Protection Agency has the chance to make good on its responsibility to stop the slaughter of fish at industrial facilities like Indian Point nuclear power plant, which alone kills 1.2 billion fish and other Hudson River lifeforms every year.

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Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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