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Riverkeeper Makes Headlines During Critical Times

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Riverkeeper in the news: At the forefront of the most pressing environmental issues facing the health of our waterways.

Over the past month, we’ve been extremely successful at getting the word out about the work that Riverkeeper is doing on hot button environmental issues at both the national and local levels.

Our presence in these stories shows that Riverkeeper is making a difference in protecting the health of the Hudson and the drinking water that 9 million New Yorkers rely on.

These articles demonstrate that it is a critical time in the fight for clean water.

Gas Drilling

This Associated Press article features the release of Riverkeeper’s Fractured Communities report (PDF 5.2MB), a first-of-its-kind report on the environmental impacts of gas drilling.

Hudson River/Hudson River Estuary

Paul Gallay, Executive Director and Hudson Riverkeeper, writes in The Journal News about what we need now to protect the Hudson from pollution.

Indian Point

A New York Times piece highlighting Riverkeeper’s perspective about Entergy’s outdated once-through cooling water system and another that echoes our position that we should fight back against obsolete technology that kills over a billion aquatic organisms every year.

General Electric Hudson River PCB Dredging

This New York Times editorial supports Riverkeeper’s stance in insisting that GE extend the project’s duration and commit to finishing the full cleanup of toxic PCBs from the Hudson River.

Newtown Creek

New York Times reporter Mia Navarro patrols Newtown Creek on the R. Ian Fletcher and writes about the Greenpoint oil spill, which was uncovered by Riverkeeper in 2002.

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