Lunch and Learn with Tim Duggan and Christine Mondor

Lunch and Learn with Tim Duggan and Christine Mondor

On June 30th, the Clean Rivers Campaign hosted a Lunch and Learn for the Campaign’s endorsing organizations and partner municipalities at the Energy Innovation Center. Landscape architect and previous Beyond Tunnel Vision speaker, Tim Duggan of Phronesis Design and...

Bakery Square 2.0 Green Infrastructure Tour

Recently, members of the Clean Rivers Campaign had the chance to visit the green infrastructure projects that are part of Bakery Square 2.0 in East Side. The Bakery Square development started with the Google offices and shopping center located on Penn Avenue. Across...

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...

Etna Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour

Our walking tour series continued this past Saturday, June 28th 2014, in Etna, PA. The borough of Etna, “… is a small bustling community covering one square mile along the banks of the Allegheny River, and is bordered on three sides by Millvale, Shaler Township, and...

Nine Mile Run Watershed Walking Tour

The Clean Rivers Campaign has partnered with Venture Outdoors to create a series of walking tours called the Neighborhood Eco Walking Tour series. Each tour is an opportunity for anyone to learn more about green infrastructure and how it can benefit a community. CRC...

CRC Spring Events!

The Clean Rivers Campaign had two big events within the past few weeks. Read more about how the CRC has been spending it’s time! Clean Rivers Campaign Happy Hour Last Thursday, May 1st, the Clean Rivers Campaign hosted a Happy Hour. This event was an opportunity for...

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...

New Orleans Turns to Green Infrastructure for New Water Plan

“The new approach to storm water management is all about living with water instead of constantly trying to get rid of it…” The Thinkprogress.org article, “New Water Plan Could Turn New Orleans into the New Amsterdam” explains New Orleans’s new approach to mitigating...

D.C. Looks to Green Infrastructure to Address CSOs

Last May, George Hawkins, General Manger of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority, spoke to Clean Rivers Campaign supporters during our Beyond Tunnel Vision Speaker Series about his efforts to utilize green infrastructure to solve sewer overflow issues in...

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 pelt...