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Watchdog group eyes lawsuit over mud in Esopus Creek

Victory on Esopus Creek

Esopus Creek
Photo Credit: Dan Markel
This month, the New York State Appellate Division, Third Department (PDF 220 KB) handed down another victory for Riverkeeper in our decade-long battle to save Esopus Creek, a renowned trout stream in the heart of the Catskills. Since 2000, Riverkeeper, Catskill Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, Theodore Gordon Flyfishers and other groups have fought New York City’s illegal discharges of mud and turbidity into the Esopus. As part of the New York City drinking water supply, the City has been operating the Shandaken Tunnel since 1924 in order to bring […]

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