Hackensack Riverkeeper Weighs in on Crude Oil “Bomb Trains” Through Hackensack River Watershed, Joins Coalition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Captain Bill Sheehan Hackensack Riverkeeper Weighs In On Crude Oil “Bomb Trains” Through Hackensack River Watershed Calls on supporters to join them at Coalition to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains rally Hackensack, NJ – Captain Bill Sheehan announced today that his organization has joined the Bergen County-based Coalition to Ban Unsafe Oil Trains and is calling on Riverkeeper supporters to join him and staffers at a Coalition rally scheduled for March 7 at…

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The Record: EPA considering Hackensack River for cleanup plan

In an acknowledgment that the Hackensack River remains seriously polluted with a century of industrial waste, the federal government will consider adding the river to the federal Superfund list, a program reserved for the country’s most contaminated sites. More on The Hackensack River Petition by Mike Kelly of The Record Read The Record’s Article, by Jim O’Neill 2.12.14

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BREAKING: Hackensack Riverkeeper petitions EPA to list river as Superfund site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Captain Bill Sheehan Hackensack Riverkeeper’s Next Step For The River Petitions EPA to list lower Hackensack River as Superfund site Today, Hackensack Riverkeeper formally petitioned the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study whether the main stem of the Hackensack River should be listed under the federal Superfund law. The drastic action was taken on behalf of the tidal reaches of river that stretch for twenty-two miles from Van Buskirk Island…

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