One of the worst environmental disaster. Exxon Valdez oil spill March 11 million gallons of crude oil spilled killing seabirds, 4000 sea otters, 250 bald eagles, and more then 20 whales, according to the conservation group WWF
Tension over environmental concerns forced Port Authority to seek full study of channel widening project
Dorchester Citizens for Planned Growth, in partnership with Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, is seeking additional volunteers in the Dorchester County Neck District to help with Project Clean Stream April Details here.
The riverkeeper organizations host periodic workshops and trainings to enable you to volunteer to collect samples and watch for incidences of pollution and help with clean ups. Photo: Portland OR trainees. The Town of Saugerties, Hudson Riverkeeper, Esopus Creek Conservancy, and the Lower Esopus Watershed Partnership just completed classes July/2014. Find out the active riverkeeper in your area and check their websites for schedules.