Posts Tagged ‘Pollution’

Brooklyn businesses may face lawsuit over dumping in Gowanus Canal

Tilcon agrees to pay $350G in fines for polluting the Hudson

Environmental Watchdog Accuses Companies Near Gowanus Canal of Polluting

Riverkeeper Commends NYS DEC’S Settlement with Tilcon

Riverkeeper commends the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (“DEC”) for the settlement agreement announced today between the DEC and Tilcon New York, Inc. addressing Tilcon’s poll… Read More

Press Release: RvK Commends NYS DEC’S Settlement with Tilcon

For Immediate Release: September 17, 2009 Contact: Ramona Cearley 914-478-4501 x 235 [email protected] RIVERKEEPER COMMENDS NYS DEC’S SETTLEMENT WITH TILCON NEW YORK ADDRESSING POLLUTION OF H… Read More

Gowanus Canal Pollution Enforcement

On September 16, 2009 Riverkeeper announced the beginning of an enforcement campaign targeted at environmental law breakers on the highly polluted Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn, New York. In the first wav… Read More

Riverkeeper Launches Enforcement Campaign against Polluters on the Gowanus Canal

For Immediate Release: September 16, 2009 Contact: Ramona Cearley 914-478-4501 x 235 [email protected] Water Pollution Campaign Combines Citizen Lawsuits and Coordination with Local Law Enforce… Read More

Riverkeeper issues warning to Newtown Creek Recycling Facility

August 20, 2009, while conducting a routine patrol of Newtown Creek and conducting water quality sampling, Riverkeeper observed shredded glass, plastic, and other debris falling into the creek from a … Read More

Riverkeeper Watchdogs, Patrol boat, and DEC police bust tire dumper on the Harlem River

Riverkeeper has received numerous reports over the past year of large numbers of tires floating in the Harlem River near Spuyten Duyvil. During a patrol in June Riverkeeper boat captain John Lipscomb… Read More

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