Tag Archives: Clean Water

Clearwater’s ‘Float the Boat’ Campaign to Fund Sloop Overhaul

21st Century-Style Passing the Hat: Check out the Video! #FloatTheBoat BEACON, NY – Nearly 50 years ago, Pete Seeger and a group of friends came up with an impossible dream: Build a magnificent wooden boat to save the polluted Hudson … Continue reading

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Investors, Boaters Urge GE to Finish Cleanup of PCBs It Dumped

  The Tri-State Coalition for Responsible Investment and the Hudson River Boat & Yacht Club Association both released letters this week calling on General Electric to continue cleaning up PCBs it dumped in the Hudson River beyond the end of this year. After an EPA-mandated … Continue reading

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Feds: Fish Still Toxic from G.E. PCBs

A new federal agency report says the PCBs discharged into the Hudson River by General Electric for decades continue to “severely curtail” public fishing. The Fisheries Consumption Report by the Hudson River Natural Resources Trustees is part of an ongoing investigation … Continue reading

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Riverkeeper, Our Friends on the River

By Maija Niemisto, Clearwater Director of Shipboard Education Usually when I ride a pre-dawn train on the Hudson Line with a hot coffee steaming between my hands and my face pressed up against the window to watch the first light … Continue reading

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Hudson River Estuary Added to “Great Waters” List

America’s Great Waters Coalition has declared the Hudson Estuary and watershed as one of the nation’s “Great Waters,” recognizing the river’s national importance Continue reading

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