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...

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...

We need your help to go Green First in the ‘Burgh!

Two years ago, the Clean Rivers Campaign launched an advocacy campaign to educate our elected officials and the public about the opportunity to create a sustainable and vibrant Pittsburgh by investing in a green first approach to solving our stormwater runoff and...

We’re hiring!

Established in 2007, Pittsburgh UNITED strives to advance social and economic justice in the Pittsburgh region by ensuring that working families and low- and moderate-income communities are able to share in the prosperity that is generated by economic growth and...

We have a right to know!

Members of the Clean Rivers Campaign spent the morning delivering a Right to Know request to ALCOSAN. A Right to Know request allows citizens to request public records, similar to the federal Freedom of Information Act. In January, ALCOSAN responded to the EPA Consent...

“It’s Our Time” – George Hawkins Inspires CRC Supporters

Monday, May 13th, Mr. George Hawkins spoke to Clean Rivers Campaign supporters for our Beyond Tunnel Vision speaker series at Phipps Conservatory’s Botany Hall. Hawkins is the General Manager of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority and has...

Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Weigh in on CRC Issues

On May 21st Pittsburghers will go to the polls to vote for Mayor in the 2013 Primary Election. We attended forums held across the city where the mayoral candidates were asked to weigh in on the critical issues facing our region–particularly the project to meet...