Posts Tagged ‘Take Action’

Tell the NY State Senate: Protect the Hudson from Oil Barges

Can we count on you to defend the Hudson from 43 newly proposed anchorage sites for commercial vessels? A bill (S.5197a/A.6825a) has been introduced in the New York State Senate and Assembly that wou… Read More

Riverkeeper Announces Victory in Enforcing Watershed Laws That Protect Water Quality

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239, [email protected] Tip from citizen watchdog leads to cleanup of junkyard sites in West-of-Hudson Watershed Ossining and White … Read More

Riverkeeper Sweep seeks volunteers for June cleanup

Sewage in Newtown Creek: Speak Out Now to Clean Your Creek

New York City has proposed a plan to respond to sewage pollution in the Newtown Creek, and an upcoming public meeting is the public’s best chance to ask tough questions about it. This plan will gov… Read More

Tell the DEC & Gov. Cuomo to Account for the Public Costs of Fracking

Riverkeeper is urging the Governor and DEC to correct its fracking environmental impact statement (known as the SGEIS), so that it takes a hard look at the true costs of fracking on New York’s comm… Read More

Urge mid-Atlantic fishery managers to protect threatened river herring and shad in federal waters

The Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council is to meet Oct. 11-13 in Galloway, N.J. and is expected to advance new protections for river herring and American shad at sea that will contribute to the re… Read More

Sewage in the Hudson: Support our Program

Riverkeeper’s new report proves it: the fight for safe swimming, fishing and boating on the Hudson is at a turning point. Since 2006, Riverkeeper’s been testing water quality in 75 different loc… Read More

DEC: What’s the fracking rush?

According to DEC Commissioner Joe Martens, a 60-day comment period on the hydrofracking environmental impact assessment is all the public needs! In an interview on August 2, 2011 with the Albany Tim… Read More

How long would it take a power plant to empty an Olympic swimming pool?

It would take only 20 seconds for a power plant cooling water intake structure (at the largest plants) to empty an Olympic-sized swimming pool. EPA has extended the cooling water intake rule comment … Read More

Time is Running Out – Stop the Dirty Water Bill!

URGENT! With two minutes of your time, you can make the difference. The Clean Water Act is one of the cornerstones of our nation’s environmental laws, but it’s in danger of being gutted b… Read More

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