Tag Archives: Alcosan

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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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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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Citizens Bring Municipalities, County Executive, and Pittsburgh Mayoral Candidates Together to Call for Green Solutions

What a success! Last Thursday, the Clean Rivers Campaign held a Town Hall Meeting at the United Steel Workers Building downtown. Attendance was outstanding with a standing room only crowd of more than 250. The Town Hall Meeting marked the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Ask Your Leaders to go Green! Join the CRC for our Municipal Meeting Blitz

Did you know that ALCOSAN’s mandated fixes to our sewer system will be the largest public works investment in Allegheny County in our lifetimes? The Clean Rivers Campaign has organized a series of meetings for concerned ratepayers to engage with … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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