Posts Tagged ‘NYC’

The threat to water quality from NY Harbor storm surge barriers

Riverkeeper and our partners sampled more than 410 locations in the Hudson River Watershed in August. Where we observed rain prior to sampling this month, the data show its uneven impact. The Roeliff … Read More

Newtown Creek and Flushing Waterways – Community visioning for NYC’s future

Hundreds turn out to shape new ideas for remediation, restoration, recreation, and resiliency improvements to two key waterways. This summer is shaping up to be quite historic in two corners of New Yo… Read More

A Night to Fight for a #HealthyHudson

Share the facebook event! Join Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, Congressman Jerry Nadler, Senator Brad Hoylman and partners at Patagonia Meatpacking for an evening to learn how to take action to stand up f… Read More

Newtown Creek Community Advisory Committee

Please join us for our next CAG meeting. The EPA will be presenting an update. After the presentation, Judith Enck, the EPA Regional Administrator for the New York region, will be present for an open … Read More

Riverkeeper, community partners give input on managing stormwater in NYC

NYC’s first-ever “MS4” permit requires the DEP to develop a stormwater management plan by 2018; comments were submitted on the first of three annual progress reports. In New York City, stormwate… Read More

Public Meeting on the Municipal Separate Storm Sewer Progress (MS4) Report

On August 1, 2015, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued New York City its first citywide Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit as required under the Cl… Read More

Stormwater Infrastructure Matters (S.W.I.M.) Coalition Public Meeting

Please join S.W.I.M. Coalition on Monday, March 14, at 4:00 P.M. to discuss: -an update on CSO and MS4 issues in New York City by Riverkeeper Staff Attorney Sean Dixon and NRDC’s Larry Levine -t… Read More

The Long Term Plan to Improve the Health of the Hutchinson River

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection will present information about its Long Term Control Plan to reduce combine sewage overflows into the Hutchinson River. This is an important opportunity … Read More

Green Screen Film Series: ‘Swim for the River’

The Rockland Youth Environmental Society invites you to a screening of “Swim for the River” – a documentary that features Riverkeeper’s work – at Nyack Library. The film is a mu… Read More

Head to Paragon Sports for Advocate Weeks!

Paragon Sports and Patagonia are supporting Riverkeeper again! Patagonia Footwear and 1% for the Planet have partnered to bring you Advocate Weeks, which raise awareness and funds for local conservati… Read More

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