Brooklyn Goes Green to Manage Stormwater and Reduce CSOs

The NYC Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently announced the completion of a Green Infrastructure Neighborhood Demonstration Area in Brooklyn, designed to prevent nearly four million gallons of stormwater from reaching the combined sewer system each...

ALCOSAN submits Wet Weather Plan to the EPA

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013, the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) sent it’s more than $2 billion Wet Weather Plan to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). As you can see in their press release, they asked for an 18-month extension to...

Going Green Creates Jobs & Opportunities

Check out this video from Green For All, a national organization working to build an inclusive green economy strong enough to lift people out of poverty, about how green stormwater infrastructure can clean up our water and put Americans back to work. There’s...

Everyone should be able to Paddle Without Pollution

-by Jenn Landolina With summer well under way in the city, many Pittsburghers are taking to the rivers to boat, kayak, and participate in summer sports. While most people are out on the rivers for recreation or exercise, some Pittsburghers are using their time on the...

Clean Rivers Campaign Kicks Off Big!

Last Thursday night, the Clean Rivers Campaign got off to an exciting start – with more than 175 people packing the hall of Operating Engineers’ – Local 95. It was standing room only as speakers from all over the region and from all walks of life...