Posts Tagged ‘water pollution’

Riverkeeper Sends Notice of Intent to Sue to Stop the Town of Hunter from Discharging Pollution into Schoharie Creek

For Immediate Release December 4, 2015 Contact: Cliff Weathers, Communications Director 914-478-4501, ext. 239 “Hunter’s landfill leachate treatment system must be upgrad… Read More

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

Environmental Coalition Fights Deregulation of Industrial Dairy Farms in New York

Lawsuit challenges DEC for overstepping its authority and for violating Federal Clean Water Act and State Environmental Quality Review Act requirements Albany, NY – July 29, 2013 – A coalition of … Read More

Riverkeeper Updates Water Quality Site in Time for July 4th Weekend

For Immediate Release Contact: Tina Posterli, 914-478-4501 x 239 or Shows beach advisories, regulatory action levels and most/least fecal contaminated locations Ossining, NY… Read More

Groups File Notice of Intent to Sue EPA for Failure to Protect Beachgoers from Water Pollution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press contact: Sean Dixon, Clean Ocean Action 732-872-0111, Tina Posterli, Riverkeeper 516-526-9371, Matt King, Heal th… Read More

Groups anti easing dairy pollution regs

Coalition Denounces Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Elimination of Clean Water Standards for Industrial-Scale Dairy Operations

Good Guys: PineBridge’s George Hornig on How Riverkeeper Fights Water Pollution in New York

Riverkeeper Commends EPA’s Inclusion of CSOs in Gowanus Cleanup Plan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tina Posterli,, 914-478-4501 x239 OSSINING, NY – December 28, 2012 – Riverkeeper supports the EPA’s proposed plan to clean up the Gowanus… Read More

Keeper Groups Criticize Proposed Weakening of Recreational Water Quality Standards

Riverkeeper and partner Waterkeeper Alliance organizations in the region submitted comments to the EPA expressing extreme concern about the agency’s draft Recreational Water Quality Criteria (RWQC)… Read More
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