Posts Tagged ‘clean-up’

Simple Answers to Common Questions about the Gowanus Canal Cleanup

It took nearly 150 years of neglect for the Gowanus Canal to earn the distinction as one of the nation’s most extensively polluted waterways. It will take years of complicated effort to clean it… Read More

About 300 join annual Riverkeeper cleanup

Volunteers needed for Hudson River cleanup

Riverkeeper To Clean Up Ossining Shore

Riverkeeper Sweep seeks volunteers for June cleanup

Agreement Clears Way for Cleanup of Newtown Creek

Tell the EPA not to let GE forgo its responsibility to get its toxic PCBs out of the Hudson River

Currently, it appears that the EPA will reject GE’s request to delay its day of reckoning. But right now another critical decision looms for the EPA, and the success of the cleanup hangs in the bala… Read More

GE Loses Superfund Challenge

Ruling upholds EPA’s authority to Order Cleanups of Superfund Sites The U.S. Court of Appeals in Washington rejected GE’s argument that the EPA’s unilateral authority to order pollution cleanups… Read More

Riverkeeper To Watch Hudson Dredging Closely

On Friday, May 15, the long delayed clean-up of the Hudson River PCBs begin. Now Riverkeeper will keep a watchful eye on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make sure the entire clean-up… Read More

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