The Rockland Water Coalition is a partnership of many of the environmental and civic groups in Rockland County and the Hudson Valley. It was formed to take a critical look at the impacts of Suez / United Water’s proposal to build a desalination plant on the Hudson River and to advocate for sustainable water management policies, such as conservation, in Rockland County and the Hudson Valley.
The Rockland Water Coalition includes:
*Partner websites that have desalination issues pages
To join us, visit our contact page.
CALL THE GOVERNOR TODAY, BEFORE THIS DECISION IS MADE!
The governor is hearing from powerful lobbyists in Albany.
NOW LET’S MAKE SURE GOVERNOR CUOMO HEARS FROM THE CITIZENS, WHO OVERWHELMINGLY REJECT THIS PROPOSAL.
CALL GOVERNOR CUOMO.
(518) 474-8390 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tell him to REJECT United Water’s desalination plant!
Tell him Rockland County rejects:
• a water tax on top of 18% increases in county taxes.
• water drawn 3.5 miles downstream from Indian Point.
• more flooding, increased carbon footprint, impacts on irreplaceable habitat, and greater vulnerability to future storms.
Click here for emails for more elected officials & for information on what to tell them!
Come out Thursday April 18 for Candidate Debate on Rockland’s Future
Your concerns have been heard in Albany, where the period to review this project has been extended!
Thank you to the hundreds of people who wrote letters and comments during the public comment period! CLICK HERE FOR THE LATEST UPDATE!
Click here to read some of the hundreds of comments submitted and to learn where your elected officials stand on this issue!
Know the Issues:
Click for details:
• Runaway Development
• Health Concerns
• Environmental Impacts
• Rockland Water to New Jersey
• Better Water Choices
• United Water’s Record of Negligence
• Assessment of Water Resources
LET YOUR VOICE BE HEARD!
It’s not too late to sign our petition to Governor Cuomo. Click here to sign.
Get in touch at: email@example.com.
You can also canvas your neighborhood! Click here to access a printable petition form and collect signatures.
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If United Water’s desalination plant, proposed for Haverstraw Bay, had been built last year, the critical water intake infrastructure and pipes could have been destroyed by Superstorm Sandy…