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...

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...

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 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...

Dr. Darla Inglis, LID Expert and Resource for CRC

As part of our Beyond Tunnel Vision: Good Jobs & Green Communities Speaker Series, Dr. Darla Inglis came to Pittsburgh in February to share her knowledge of low impact development (LID).  Over the last 20 years, Dr. Inglis has focused on urban stormwater...

Working Together As A Region

Join the Clean Rivers Campaign as we wrap up our month long Municipal Blitz with a Town Hall Meeting! The Municipal Blitz was a series of meetings organized by the Clean Rivers Campaign in as many of the 83 municipalities in ALCOSAN’s jurisdiction as possible. Each...

Hey EPA!

ALCOSAN submitted its Wet Weather Plan to the EPA Tuesday, January 29, 2013. A few days later, the Clean Rivers Campaign organized an hour-long Twitter rally to make sure the EPA knows we don’t want to end up with a plan that buries our investment under the river! On...

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...