Category Archives: In The Media

Indian Point: Radioactive Water leaks into Groundwater

Indian Point Leaks Increase Dramatically:  In response to a hugely elevated spike in the ongoing leaks at Indian Point Clearwater, Riverkeeper, Scenic Hudson, Sierra Club, IPSEC and many others will be calling  for this aging nuclear plant to be closed … Continue reading

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Clearwater Receives ‘Sea Education’ Award

BEACON – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has been awarded the Sea Education Program of the Year award for Clearwater’s ground breaking Youth Empowerment Programs. The award was presented to Captain Annika Savio on January 30th at the Tall Ships America … Continue reading

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Peter Gross Resigns as Executive Director

BEACON, NY– Peter Gross, Executive Director of the Beacon non-profit organization, Hudson River Sloop Clearwater has announced his resignation. Gross, who served as Executive Director since May of 2014 has stepped down citing, “significant differences between his and the organization’s vision to the … Continue reading

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GE Stopped Dredging Too Soon

Hudson Sloop Clearwater Executive Director Peter Gross stated, “Everyone recognizes that the current PCB remediation is not adequate to protect the Hudson River and people who, despite the health advisories, continue to eat Hudson River fish. The voices of over 70 municipalities … Continue reading

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Legislation Banning Microbeads Products Passes Unanimously

Word from Washington: A bill to ban microplastics is on it’s way to President Obama’s desk. U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand today announced the passage of the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, a bill that would ban the manufacture, sale, or … Continue reading

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