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Partnership for Working Families highlights Clean Rivers Campaign

In an article for it’s blog and recent newsletter to it’s national network, the Partnership for Working Families highlighted all the incredible work that we’ve done over the last four years. Continue reading

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Beyond Tunnel Vision: Good Jobs & Green Communities – Lessons from Kansas City

Did you see the big news? Mayor Peduto and County Executive Fitzgerald, with the support of ALCOSAN, submitted a letter to the EPA calling for agreen-first, green-preferred plan to fix our sewer system. Continue reading

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ALCOSAN’s Drop Shaft Plan Exposed

Members of the Clean Rivers Campaign, Riverlife, Bike Pittsburgh, PCRG, the Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh United, and other allies stood together for a press conference exposing ALCOSAN’s new tunnel and drop shaft plan. Continue reading

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Bakery Square 2.0 Green Infrastructure Tour

Recently, members of the Clean Rivers Campaign had the chance to visit the green infrastructure projects that are part of Bakery Square 2.0 in East Side. The Bakery Square development started with the Google offices and shopping center located on … Continue reading

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Municipalities Receive Extension to Pursue Green Infrastructure

The Clean Rivers Campaign has been educating consumers and urging ALCOSAN and regional leaders to adopt a green first approach to solving our sewer overflow problem since 2011.  This approach is the only one that takes ratepayer money and returns not … Continue reading

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CRC Gets a Win Toward CAP!

The Clean Rivers Campaign had a big week last week. On Monday, March 23rd, campaign supporters gathered in Market Square downtown to seek petition signatures asking ALCOSAN to create a Customer Assistance Program (CAP). A CAP would protect our low … Continue reading

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Millvale Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour

Last weekend, we ended our walking tour series, where it began, in Millvale. Participants joined us Saturday morning to revisit a few projects as well as learn about new ones Millvale has implemented. In April, we kicked off our walking … Continue reading

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Hazelwood Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour

Last Saturday, August 30th, we continued our walking tour series in the Hazelwood neighborhood. We were joined by great community members and guest speakers who shared with us the green infrastructure that has been implemented, plans for future projects and … Continue reading

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Etna Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour

Our walking tour series continued this past Saturday, June 28th 2014, in Etna, PA. The borough of Etna, “… is a small bustling community covering one square mile along the banks of the Allegheny River, and is bordered on three … Continue reading

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Nine Mile Run Watershed Walking Tour

The Clean Rivers Campaign has partnered with Venture Outdoors to create a series of walking tours called the Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour series. Each tour is an opportunity for anyone to learn more about green infrastructure and how it can … Continue reading

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