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New York State Urged to Protect Water Quality in New York City

Riverkeeper, NRDC, and Save the Sound, the Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic submitted comments to the New York State DEC urging the agency to set new water quality standards for the coastal waters in and around New York City in a way that makes them healthier for recreation and restores ecological functions.

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Less raw sewage to enter Hudson River after city receives state money

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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Rhinebeck Town Board agrees to partially fund coordinator for Hudson 7

Flooding, sewers affecting local water sources

Climate Change Is Putting More Poop in New York’s Waters

A fix for pharmaceutical pollution in the Hudson River?

Skoufis puts pressure on governor to sign water contaminants bill

As Summer Approaches, NYC’s Forgotten Waterfront Beckons

Environmental orgs: NY Assembly must join the NY Senate to ban toxic coal tar sealants

On April 29th, 2021, seventeen environmental and public health organizations sent a letter to NY Assembly leadership urging the passage of a bill prohibiting the sale and use of pavement products containing coal tar. The New York Senate passed its version of this legislation as part of its Water Week and Earth Day package.

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