Tag Archives: Environment

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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Decommissioning Nuke Plants Conference Oct. 15 in NYC

Clearwater is co-sponsoring a conference to raise awareness about the significant challenges involved in decommissioning of nuclear plants, to take place on Thursday, October 15, 10:00 AM-3:00 PM, 2 West 64th Street, in Manhattan. The conference will be held at the New York … Continue reading

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Clearwater Aquatic Invasive Species Program in the Spotlight

The Journal News features an August 28 report on the Hydrilla invasion of the Hudson River estuary that spotlights Clearwater’s Aquatic Invasive Species program and coordinator Samantha Epstein. Click below to see the story. Hydrilla Invades Hudson Estuary – LoHud, The Journal … 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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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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