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NY/NJ Baykeeper fights to protect the health of our local waterways through our advocacy campaigns, legal actions and boat programs. We shape and enforce water quality, land use, and coastal policies that impact the estuary and actively patrol the waterways to identify and stop polluters.


Our Advocacy and Legal Programs fight to protect the NY-NJ Harbor Estuary from inappropriate development and pollution.


The Pumpout Boat Programs protect sewage from polluting our waterways by properly disposing the sewage from the heads of recreational vessels.  Get more information,or learn how to schedule a pumpout, here: