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Clearwater Partners with 1% for the Planet

BEACON, NY, May 4, 2015 – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc. is a new nonprofit partner of 1% for the Planet, an alliance of over 1,200 member companies in 41 countries that give one percent of revenues to environmental causes. … Continue reading

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Hudson River Advocates Take Anti-PCB Fight to Albany

ALBANY, NY – Public health advocates joined Hudson River fishers, boaters and municipal officials to urge GE to address its outstanding obligations — beyond the current EPA-mandated project — to do much more to clean up the Hudson River at an Albany … Continue reading

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Aaron Mair, Environmental Justice Advocate, Heads Sierra Club

Aaron Mair, the newly elected – and first African-American – president of the national Sierra Club calls himself an “angler from Peekskill,” who first became involved with environmental issues because he learned that eating fish caught from the Hudson River … Continue reading

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New Clearwater Program Combats Invasive Species

BEACON, NY – Clearwater has launched an Aquatic Invasive Species (AIS) Program to help raise awareness about harmful non-native species and get people involved in preventing their spread. The AIS Program is funded by the Lower Hudson Partnership for Regional Invasive … Continue reading

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Indian Point Fire Sparks New Calls for Closure

BUCHANAN, NY – The transformer explosion and fire at the 40-year-old Indian Point Nuclear plant on Friday, May 9, appears to have resulted in an oil spill, as photographs taken over the weekend show a tell-tale sheen on the surface … Continue reading

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