Posts Tagged ‘EPA’

Riverkeeper Commends EPA Decision for Comprehensive Superfund Cleanup of Toxic Newtown Creek

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper, 516-526-9371 Tarrytown, NY – September 27, 2010 – Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advocate, today commended the Environmental Prote… Read More

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

Gas Drilling Report Details 100+ Contamination Incidents

New Report Provides EPA with More Than 100 Cases of Environmental Contamination Resulting from Gas Drilling Operations Nationwide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, [email protected], 914-478-4501 x 239 White Plains, NY — September 15, 2010 — As nationwide EPA public hearings on gas drilling wrap u… Read More

Hundreds Attend Hydro-Fracking Hearing Upstate

Newtown Creek: Eat at own risk

EPA Public Meetings Postponed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today that the Syracuse meeting, originally scheduled for this Thursday, August 12th at the Oncenter Complex Convention Center, as been cancell… Read More

RvK Made Voice Heard at Listening Sessions

Water Quality and America’s Great Outdoors Initiative By Paul Gallay Riverkeeper made sure that the top-level federal officials who visited the Hudson Valley last week as part of President Obama’s… 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

Environmental Groups to EPA: Reasonable Adjustments Will Ensure PCB Cleanup Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Contacts: Andra Maguran, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, 845-265-8080, x 7112 or [email protected] Kate Slusark, NRDC, 212-727-4592 or [email protected] Tina Posterli, R… Read More

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