Posts Tagged ‘public health’

Riverkeeper to Testify at Hearing on Proposed 2014 DEC Budget

Trend in declining spending continues; misses important opportunities to reduce water pollution, protect public health, create jobs and support tourism in NY State OSSINING, NY – January 29, 2014 �… Read More

New Scientific Evidence Shows Magnitude of Potential Fracking Risks Has Grown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Kate Kiely, NRDC, 212-727-4592, [email protected] Sarah Eckel, Citizens Campaign for the Environment, 518-339-2853, [email protected] Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper,… Read More

Shale Gas Extraction (Fracking) & Public Health – Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion featuring: ALBERT APPLETON, Former Commissioner NYC Department of Environmental Protection WILLIAM SOTHERN, President Microecologies NANCY SCHMITT, President Taum Sauk Capital Managem… Read More

Mixed Reactions on N.Y. Fracking Decision

Riverkeeper Urges Comprehensive, Objective & Inclusive Study, in Response to State Commitment to Delay Fracking Decision until Announced DOH Health Review is Complete

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 516-526-9371, [email protected] White Plains, NY — September 21, 2012 — Riverkeeper is encouraged that the state will not make a deci… Read More

Riverkeeper Responds to NY Release of Revised Fracking Environmental Impact Statement

For Immediate Release Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x239; [email protected] DEC announces comment period and hearings, but fails to commit to regulations before permitting begins Ossin… Read More

Fight Congress’ Attack on the Clean Water Act!

The Clean Water Cooperative Federalism Act would roll back 40 years of Clean Water Act protection by stripping away EPA’s authority over our nation’s water quality standards. Before the C… Read More

The Nation’s Big Water Repair Bill

Tell Gov. Hochul to block invasive species at the Erie and Champlain canals
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