Communities Near Tappan Zee Bridge Could Get State Funds To Improve WaterfrontThe state will pay villages and towns near the Tappan Zee Bridge for projects to improve the waterfront.
Environmentalists: Tappan Zee Bridge Construction Killing Endangered Fish In Alarming NumbersRiverkeeper is asking federal regulators to strictly enforce boat speed limits in the shallows and to review construction practices that could impact the endangered fish.
Environmentalists Sue New York Over Tappan Zee FundingEnvironmental groups are suing New York state over Gov. Andrew Cuomo's plan to use federal clean water funds on the new Tappan Zee Bridge, saying that the idea would create a dangerous national precedent if it's allowed to stand.
New Beer Named For Endangered Hudson River FishA new brew developed to benefit the environmental group Riverkeeper has been named Lucky Sturgeon for the endangered Hudson River fish that the group is trying to save.
Environmental Group Pushes For More Oil Freight Train Safety MeasuresThe derailment of a freight train pulling empty oil cars in upstate New York has raised concerns with environmental groups voicing opposition to the hauling of shale oil along the Hudson River.
NY Legislation Would Ban Plastic Microbeads In Facial Scrubs, ToothpasteState Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said the plastic particles can persist in the environment for centuries and accumulate toxic chemicals that could enter the food chain if marine creatures ingest them.
Study: Sewage-Related Bacteria Makes Hudson River Swimming Hazardous In SpotsImportant new information shows the Hudson River and related waterways are dangerously dirty. On Monday, people were weighing the warning against the impulse to stay cool.
Hundreds Gather To Clean Up Hudson Shoreline From Albany To NYCThe Hudson River shoreline was a little tidier Sunday afternoon, after more than 100 clubs and organizations took part in the second annual Riverkeeper Sweep.
Dolphins Spotted Bobbing In The Hudson RiverHumans were not the only ones getting out and enjoying the weather in New York Monday – the dolphins were out and about too.
Riverkeeper Calls For Shutdown Of Indian Point In NRC FilingThursday marked yet another call for the shutdown of the Indian Point nuclear power facility in Westchester County, citing possible danger to the area.
Safety Concerns Might Mean Shutdown For Indian PointA local nuclear power plant faces a possible shutdown after officials and activists have expressed fear over the facility's operations.
NYMTC Approves Plan For New Tappan Zee BridgeUnder the current proposal, the bridge will have a dedicated bus lane during rush hours. Cuomo has agreed to the formation of a task force that will make mass transit recommendations within a year.