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The Round Goby Has Reached the Hudson. Will It Keep Going?

The round goby, a prolific and destructive invasive fish, has spread from the Great Lakes all the way to the Hudson River. New York's canal operators are trying to keep it from invading Lake Champlain too. Does the plan go far enough?

Environment

CHPE: Not the Green Energy We Want

Opinion

The Little Schooner That Might

Sail freight is desperately romantic. True believers think it could help solve the climate crisis. Is it a real solution?

Environment

Amtrak’s Secret Plan to Fence Off Parts of the Hudson River

A confidential document obtained by The River details the railroad company’s strategy for further limiting access to the river’s east bank.

Environment

Open Water

Removing dams from the Hudson Valley's rivers.

Environment

Transformation-on-Hudson

A forested former industrial site in Kingston and Ulster could be made into a state park.

Environment

Hudson Valley State Parklands May Soon Increase

Gov. Cuomo proposes adding more than 2,000 acres among other robust environmental initiatives in 2020 State of the State address.

Environment

Between the Engineer and the Poet

On the Hudson Valley’s rich heritage of environmental activism.

Environment

A Living River

A new short film from National Geographic filmmaker Jon Bowermaster looks at efforts by Riverkeeper, the DEC, and others to restore the life within our majestic Hudson River.

Environment

The Latest on the Wallkill River Cleanup

A forthcoming clean water plan from the DEC will outline a strategy to end harmful algal blooms in one of the Hudson's largest tributaries.

Environment

Is the Hudson River Cleanup Finished?

The EPA Thinks So. New York State’s DEC Says No Way.

Environment

Cleaning Up The Hudson

Has the decade-long General Electric river cleanup been effective? Would the river have been better off left alone?

Environment

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.

Environment