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Regional Leaders Tell the EPA “We Need Clean Water, Green Infrastructure Now”

With the deadline to sign our region’s EPA Consent Decree fast approaching, eighty five local municipal and elected officials, organizational leaders, and faith leaders from all over the region have signed a letter to the EPA asking that the Consent … Continue reading

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The Pittsburgh Region Goes Green: Community Benefits from Local Green Infrastructure Projects

Tuesday, September 24th, the Clean Rivers Campaign hosted the latest installment of the Beyond Tunnel Vision: Good Jobs and Green Communities Speaker Series. Over 100 people gathered in the East Liberty Presbyterian Church to learn more about green infrastructure initiatives … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh continues to face problematic flash flooding

Last week, Triblive.com posted an article on the flash flooding happening in our area. In it, many residents and neighborhood officials lament how the storms have affected their homes, businesses, and morale.  The sudden and forceful nature of flash floods … Continue reading

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EPA gives Cincinnati the OK to go green

Yesterday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the approval of an innovative plan incorporating green infrastructure for the control of combined sewer overflows (CSOs) in the city of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio. “This plan is good news for … 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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