Category Archives: Latest News

Clearwater Supports More ‘Aggressive’ PCB Cleanup

In her most recent appearance on the internet radio program, “Your Environment,” Clearwater Environmental Action Director Manna Jo Greene talks about the need for General Electric to agree to aggressively move forward with dredging an additional 136 acres of … Continue reading

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Omari Washington Joins Clearwater as Green Cities Coordinator

Omari Washington has joined Clearwater as coordinator of the Green Cities initiative, which works with several river cities to bring environmental education, watershed awareness, and stewardship training to under-served communities, especially their young people. Washington brings substantial experience with urban … Continue reading

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Swimming the Hudson for Pete and the River Pool

Clearwater’s Roger D’Aquino - and his daughter, Stephanie D’Aquino – participated in the 11th Annual Great Newburgh to Beacon Hudson River Swim over the weekend. This year’s mile-long swim across the Hudson from Torches in Newburgh to Beacon was dedicated to Clearwater … Continue reading

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Clearwater Featured on Fox 5 TV

Fox 5 News aired a piece Friday, July 25, that was shot onboard the sloop Clearwater with middle-school children on a perfect summer day. Executive Director, Peter Gross, talks about the “leave no kid inside” goal of the educational program and Onboard Educator, … Continue reading

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Clearwater to DEC: Stop Indian Point Fish Kills

Clearwater‘s environmental director, Manna Jo Greene,  is quoted in The New York Times report on the state DEC hearing held July 22 concerning  planned shutdowns of Indian Point nuclear reactors as a way to diminish killing of fish and larvae. Clearwater supports use of the … Continue reading

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