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End of state legislative session is ‘mixed bag’ for climate bills

SATURDAY: 100+ shoreline cleanups in 1 day along the Hudson

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11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is happening at 122 locations from Staten Island to the Adirondacks; Volunteers will clean shorelines and foster native plants

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Third ‘Free Dead in the Park’ concert to benefit Riverkeeper May 17 in NYC

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Stella Blue’s Band is excited to announce the third Free Dead in the Park concert to benefit Riverkeeper, presented exclusively by RISE cannabis dispensaries. Following in the footsteps of the Grateful Dead over 50 years ago, Stella will take to the same stage at the Naumburg Bandshell in Central Park in New York City at 4:30pm on Tuesday, May 17.

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Clearwater, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson mark 50 years of the Clean Water Act

Gobies Have Officially Invaded the Hudson River. That’s Bad News for Striped Bass

‘Threat worse than pollution’: Dangerous fish found in the Hudson

PSC approves contracts for Champlain Hudson Power Express, Clean Path NY – Riverkeeper statement

In response to today’s vote by the New York Public Service Commission, Tracy Brown, President and Hudson Riverkeeper, said: “Riverkeeper is disappointed that the Public Service Commission has approved the Champlain Hudson Power Express project to receive valuable Tier 4 ratepayer subsidies. While we appreciate the thoughtful and exhaustive work of the Commissioners and staff of the PSC entrusted with this decision, we believe this project falls far short of meeting New York’s stated goals of providing a just transition to renewable energy while effectively reducing carbon emissions from our […]

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Environmental justice impacts of proposed Canadian hydropower for NYC highlighted day before critical PSC vote

Canadian First Nations representatives speak out on impacts from hydro dams as Hydro-Quebec signals that even more dams could be built

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Riverkeeper on the passage of the New York State 2023 Budget

Governor Hochul and the New York State Legislature have enacted a state budget for the next fiscal year with substantial environmental funding and policy wins. The following are statements from Riverkeeper's President, Tracy Brown and Senior Manager of Government Affairs, Jeremy Cherson.

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11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep is Saturday, May 7

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On Saturday, May 7, more than 2,000 volunteers will come together across hundreds of miles of shoreline in New York City and the Hudson Valley for the 11th Annual Riverkeeper Sweep, a day of service for the Hudson River.

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