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Get Your Tickets Today for the Young Professionals Happy Hour!


We are excited to announce two new guest speakers at our Young Professionals Happy Hour - Murray Fisher, President of the New York Harbor Foundation and co-creator of the foundation's two initiatives, the New York Harbor School and Billion Oyster Project, and Kate Orff, founder and design director of SCAPE and a partner with the Billion Oyster Project.


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Riverkeeper Calls for Study on Fish Deaths Near New Tappan Zee Bridge

Submitted by Susan Torres on Fri, 2015-07-24 11:04.
Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.Sturgeon in the Hudson can live for up to 60 years.

The story of the new Tappan Zee Bridge being built has had many twists and turns, from battles on how to fund it, to what kind of transit should be included, and now includes dead fish. 


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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water

Riverkeeper's 2015 "How's the Water" Report

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-09 11:17.
Hudson RiverHudson River

New Yorkers voted the Pure Waters Bond Act into effect in 1965 in order to improve the water quality of the Hudson Valley. New York’s clean water advocate Riverkeeper has been sampling and testing the water quality of the Hudson River Estuary and its watershed ever since. Riverkeeper’s 2015 “How’s the Water?” report includes analysis of over 6,000 water samples gathered since 2008.
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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water,Statewide

New York State Fracking Ban Becomes Official

Submitted by Susan Torres on Thu, 2015-07-02 11:09.

On June 29th, the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced their decision to prohibit high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in the state of New York. This decision concludes almost seven years of extensively evaluating HVHF for environmental and public health concerns. Over this review period, the DEC has utilized a vast amount of resources such as scientific literature, public health experts, field visits, environmental authorities and more to make an informed decision.
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NYLCV Blog | Filed Under: Water,Statewide
 

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