Posts Tagged ‘contaminants’

Riverkeeper Responds to EPA Investigation of Gowanus Canal

February 2, 2011 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Contact: Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Riverkeeper has issued the following statement in response to the initial report E… Read More

EPA Adds Newtown Creek to Superfund List

EPA Adds Newtown Creek to Superfund List

Tell the EPA to hold GE responsible for the full cleanup of the Hudson River

Over the course of 30 years, General Electric dumped more than 1.3 million pounds of dangerous toxic chemicals called PCBs into the Hudson River, one of the most important and cherished rivers in Nort… Read More

Riverkeeper Urges Army Corps to Halt Dumping at Houghtaling Island

On April 9, Riverkeeper filed comments opposing a dredging project by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which would place approximately 150,000 cubic yards of highly toxic soil on Houghtaling Island i… Read More

Tell Gov. Hochul and Gov. Murphy: We need smarter flood protection plans
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