Today the oil and gas industry is trying to run roughshod across the U.S., disregarding our health and environment, the sovereign rights of Indigenous nations, farmers' interests, and the voices of millions of Americans who care about our climate. We are coming to you with a call to action, both on a national fight, and one here at home.Read more
WHAT: We Stand United - NYC Pre-Inauguration Rally
WHEN: Thursday, January 19, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
WHERE: Trump International Hotel & Tower (Corner of Central Park West and West 61st Street)
Catskill Mountainkeeper is a sponsor of an upcoming rally at Trump Tower. Please join us, along with Catskill Mountainkeeper board member Mark Ruffalo, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, Rev. Al Sharpton, Michael Moore, Rosie Perez, Shailene Woodley, Alec Baldwin, and advocates from community organizations and thousands of New Yorkers for an important event in New York City the night before Trump's Inauguration!
Please take a minute to click on our 10th Anniversary Stakeholder Report and take a look at all of the work and victories that our activist supporters made possible over the past decade.Read more
As 2016 comes to a close on this last day of the year, Catskill Mountainkeeper is already gearing up to protect our wild Catskills and empower communities in 2017. Unfortunately, we expect the new pro-Big Oil and Gas administration in Washington, DC to present huge challenges to our efforts. Give now!Read more
President-elect Donald Trump announced he will appoint Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA). Let’s be clear: Scott Pruitt has been a bitter opponent of the USEPA. Trump may as well have put a heroin dealer in charge of the Drug Enforcement Agency. For Catskill Mountainkeeper, our supporters, and everyone who breathes air or drinks water, this is a disastrous decision and we need your support now more than ever.Read more
Our good friends at Hunt Country Vineyards in New York’s Finger Lakes region are an outstanding example of how a successful business can be run in a sustainable way. And, through December 31st, Hunt Country is generously donating 10% of the sales from its Wine Provisions to Catskill Mountainkeeper.Read more
Call President Obama 1-202-456-1414 now and ask him to direct the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke the permits under ‘Nationwide Permit 12,' to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline once and for all, and to immediately halt the violent police activity against peaceful water protectors.Read more
Here’s good news for our work to protect the Catskills extraordinary natural heritage and local communities -- an anonymous donor has issued a challenge grant to match every donation, dollar-for-dollar, activists like you make to Mountainkeeper before the end of the year.
Please help us take full advantage of this generous challenge by making a gift to support Mountainkeeper’s work to fight the invasion of New York State by fossil fuel pipelines, barges, and bomb trains. And, your gift will help us protect our precious natural heritage -- especially our beloved Catskill Park.Read more
Catskill Mountainkeeper is pleased to announce the publication of the 4thEdition of the "Updated Compendium of the Health Impacts of Fracking”, an exhaustive compilation of scientific, medical, and media findings documenting the many serious risks posed by fracking to our health, air and water, and our climate.Read more
Given the new political landscape, it’s clear that we can expect rough waters. But Catskill Mountainkeeper has never shied away from big challenges, and we are not daunted by what lies ahead. Our mission is now even more important, and so we are redoubling our efforts to advocate for our region and its communities, to combat our dependence on dirty and dangerous fossil fuels, and to chart the course to a clean and renewable energy future.Read more