Posts Tagged ‘crude oil’

Enviro Groups Call for Emergency Action to Halt Crude Oil Trains in Light of Today’s Accident in Virginia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Jay Burgess, Scenic Hudson, 914-489-0362, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371, [email protected] Statement b… Read More

Broad Coalition Urges DEC to Set Deadline for Answers from Global Companies

Coalition also demands that DEC conduct an independent audit of Global’s crude oil shipments Albany, NY ( From the desk of Earthjustice, Contact: Christopher Amato, Earthjustice, (518) 860-3696) A … Read More

Earth Day NY

Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon will be among the speakers at the Earth Day NY event in Union Square. He will discuss Riverkeeper’s Close Indian Point campaign, and our efforts to protect … Read More

Crude Oil in Newburgh: ‘Virtual Pipeline’ – Real Risks

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will present information about the rise in Hudson Valley crude oil transportation by rail, barge and ship – which Global Partners LP is calling “virtual pipeline.”… Read More

Riverkeeper Webinar: Preventing a Crude Oil Spill on the Hudson

With very little public awareness and no study of environmental impacts, the oil industry has made the Hudson Valley into one arm of a dangerous “virtual pipeline” for crude oil that snakes thousa… Read More

Governor Cuomo’s Concerns about Crude Oil Transport Should be followed by Immediate Actions to Protect New York Communities and the Environment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 6, 2014 Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, [email protected] Statement from Riverkeeper “Governor Andrew Cuomo’s statement during an interview on … Read More

Fight Oil with Beer!

Join Riverkeeper, Environmental Advocates and People of Albany United for Safe Energy (PAUSE) at the Albany Pump Station for a beer and a chance to discuss issues related to the risks of crude oil tra… Read More

Community Demands Full Review of Global Partners’ Proposed Port of Albany Heavy Crude Facility at Public’s First Opportunity to Express Concern about the Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Travis Proulx, Environmental Advocates: 518-462-5526 x238, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper: 516-526-9371, [email protected] Roger Downs, Sierra Club… Read More

Public Meeting on Proposed Albany Oil Terminal Expansion

Members of the public concerned about the risks from crude oil transportation in the Hudson and Mohawk valleys should attend a Department of Environmental Conservation public information session on Gl… Read More

Riverkeeper Urges Action to Protect the Hudson and Mohawk from Heavy Crude Oil Risks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, [email protected] Ossining, NY – January 15, 2014 – Riverkeeper has initiated a campaign urging public action opposing the… Read More

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