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Rhinebeck Mayor Gary Bassett and Riverkeeper’s Dan Shapley
Rhinebeck Mayor Gary Bassett and Riverkeeper’s Dan Shapley near the Rhinebeck water treatment plant’s intake line in the Hudson River.Hillary Harvey

Hudson River Contamination Sparks Action

Newburgh's water contamination crisis has spurred a protection movement among local organizations to restore safe drinking water from the Hudson River.

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Water Infrastructure: A Quietly Ticking Time Bomb

Water system problems are a quiet local crisis. If we're going to ensure we have access to safe drinking water across the nation, America’s water managers will have to pick up the pace.

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The Pace of Disaster Is Accelerating. Are We Ready?

The impacts of rising sea levels and increasing climate instability may force hard choices in the years to come.

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Between the Engineer and the Poet

On the Hudson Valley’s Rich Heritage of Environmental Activism