ALCOSAN’s Drop Shaft Plan Exposed

This morning, November 19th, members of the Clean Rivers Campaign, Riverlife, Bike Pittsburgh, PCRG, the Parks Conservancy, Pittsburgh United, and other community, labor, and faith allies stood together for a press conference exposing for the first time...

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 Penn Avenue. Across...

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 only clean rivers...

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 and fixed income...

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 tour series in Millvale. At...

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 what they...

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 sides by Millvale, Shaler Township, and...

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 benefit a community. CRC...