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Summit on water monitoring

At Sarah Lawrence College’s Center for Urban River at Beczak (CURB), they were focusing on the shape our water is in.

Transmission Developers Inc. has new route, outreach for hydropower line

In Rockland County, TDI spokeswoman Jennifer Laird-White, a former mayor of Nyack, said the company decided to reroute to meet community concerns.

Astorino drops Indian Point lawsuits

A spokesman said the county executive "felt it was inappropriate" to continue the legal challenge "given the change of administrations.”

Indian Point lawsuit to be heard in Westchester, despite state challenge

A state supreme court judge in White Plains has denied a request from the state to move the court proceedings to Albany.

Riverkeeper-backed report says boosted energy efficiency can offset loss of Indian...

That gap can be filled, according to the report, by both scaling up renewable energy sources and increased incentives for energy efficiency. Both of these are measures that are also central to the state's Clean Energy Standard.

Coalition files appeal to federal courts to review Algonquin gas pipeline

The $971.6 million project will expand and replace parts of an existing natural gas pipeline in four states—New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts—to carry additional natural gas north from Pennsylvania's Marcellus Shale.

Entergy discovers missing, damaged bolts at Indian Point

The company says the issue did not impact public safety. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is not reassured and calls for the plant's license to not be renewed.

Federal agency re-examines Tappan Zee Bridge construction threat to sturgeon

After receiving numerous reports about a sharp mortality increase in two different endangered species of sturgeon in the Hudson River, the National Marine Fisheries Service is taking another look at possible dangers posed to the fish by the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge.

Riverkeeper, NRDC sue federal agency for withholding records

Two New York-based environmental groups sue the federal Office of Management and Budget, accusing the agency of violating laws about public records.

Environmental groups: Crude oil train laws not sufficient

Recent state inspections of rails and rail cars carrying explosive crude oil through the region showed a number of defects.

EPA rejects most of $511M Tappan Zee loan

The federal government rejected the majority of a $511 million loan from a clean water fund to be used in the construction of the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.

Riverkeeper gets its own beer, wants help naming it

Captain Lawrence Brewery Co. and Peekskill Brewery are teaming up on a beer that will benefit Riverkeeper, an environmental nonprofit.

DOT looks to tighten crude oil train laws

Safety concerns abound and more regulations are proposed as the amount of Bakken shale crude oil shipped across the Hudson Valley, and the country, booms.

State board OKs halved clean water loan for new Tappan Zee

Facing opposition from environmental groups, a key state board approves $255 million in low-interest loans for the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement.

Tappan Zee plan wins key approval

The New York Metropolitan Transportation Council this morning approved a plan to include the Tappan Zee Bridge project in the region’s long-term transportation plan, paving the way for the state to apply for federal funding.