Posts Tagged ‘Newburgh’

Riverkeeper’s enforcement successes continue despite crisis

While we are still working at home and in the midst of the pandemic, Riverkeeper is continuing to enforce the Clean Water Act continuing with the many stormwater enforcement actions we brought in the … Read More

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

NYS Officials Deliver PFOS Filtration Update Amid Community Concerns

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

Riverkeeper asks for state oversight of DoH’s response to Newburgh water crisis

In written testimony to the State Senate Health and Environmental Conservation Committees, Riverkeeper drew attention to the Department of Health’s delayed and problematic response to the drinking w… Read More

Hoosick Falls blood test results show need for similar tests in Newburgh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 4, 2016 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director (914) 478-4501, ext. 239; [email protected] Ossining, NY — Riverkeeper, New York’s clean water advoca… Read More

Organize a Candlelight Vigil for a Cleaner Hudson

The Hudson is an American Heritage River, an economic engine for tourism and outdoor recreation, and its waters provide food for fishermen and their families. It’s also one of the nation‘s larges… 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 to talk about sewage contamination in Hudson Estuary

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