Posts Tagged ‘drinking water’

Video: The Department of Defense comes to Newburgh (finally)

On November 15, 2018, the Department of Defense hosted public events for elected officials and the public in the City of Newburgh, where the public water supply was contaminated by firefighting foam u… Read More

Research IDs high levels of pharmaceuticals in the Hudson. Here’s what we can do about it

New research supported by Riverkeeper highlights the large numbers of pharmaceuticals found in the Hudson River, and identifies the wastewater treatment plants that process our sewage as the most impo… Read More

Senate report focuses on reaction to drinking water contamination. We also need prevention

The Water Quality and Contamination report released Jan. 3 by the New York State Senate’s Standing Committees on Health and Environmental Conservation highlights some important issues related to how… Read More

Newburgh to spend $39 million to reduce Hudson discharges

Riverkeeper: What EPA really said about fracking’s potential to harm our drinking water resources

For Immediate Release Contact: Cliff Weathers, 914-478-4501, Ext 239 New York’s clean water advocate says EPA’s report provides support for the State of New York to ban fracking. Late last wee… Read More

Budget Agreement: $200 million in Drinking Water and Sewer Infrastructure Grants

For Immediate Release: March 31, 2015 Riverkeeper – Cliff Weathers: 914-478-4501 x239 Adirondack Council – John Sheehan: 518-441-1340 Environmental Advocates – Travis Proulx: 518-462-5526 x238 N… Read More

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson Joint Statement on PSC Ruling on Desalination Plant Proposed for Rockland County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hayley Carlock, Scenic Hudson, 845 891 3148; hcarlock@scenichudson.org Leah Rae, Riverkeeper, 914 715 6821; lrae@riverkeeper.org HUDSON VALLEY— Two leading Hudson Valley enviro… Read More

Crude Oil Transportation Risks, Local and Global

Riverkeeper and Scenic Hudson will present on the risks of crude oil transportation in the Hudson River Valley at Marist College on Monday, Sept. 22, at 6:30 p.m. The Marist College School of Science … Read More

Peekskill Brewery and Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. to Launch “Riverkeeper” Beer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, tposterli@riverkeeper.org Public will name first beer in Hudson Valley to benefit clean drinking water OSSINING, NY – August 28, 2014 – … Read More

Riverkeepers Interns Learn About NYC Watershed

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