The Clearwater Blog2021-01-15T15:25:06-05:00

Green Amendment to the NYS Constitution is on the Ballot!

Green Amendment to the NYS Constitution is on the Ballot! The Environmental Rights Amendment (Green Amendment) to the New York State constitution is on the ballot. We will etch the words, “Each person shall have a right to clean air and water, and a healthful [...]

October 2021 Environmental Action Update

 October 2021 Clearwater Environment Action Update WELCOME NEW BOARD MEMBERS!  We would like to Invite to join the Environmental Action Committee, which is actually a subcommittees of the standing Program Committee.  See ppt for details, current and future projects. GREEN AMENDMENT: The Environmental Rights Amendment, or [...]

September 2021 Environmental Action Update

September 2021 Environmental Action Update Hurricane Ida Follow-up:  As we pick up the pieces from the remnants of Hurricane Ida, it should be clear to everyone in the Hudson Valley and the greater NYC metropolitan area that climate adaptation and mitigation should be a priority.  [...]

August 2021 Environmental Action Update

August 2021 Environmental Action Update   Stop Danskammer Flotilla:  On Wednesday, August 4, Clearwater, Food & Water Watch and others hosted a wonderful flotilla opposing the proposed expansion of the Danskammer fracked gas plant. The plant currently only operates a few days a year during [...]

July 2021 Environmental Action Update

EA Update for July 2021 E-News Decommissioning Oversight Board Convened:  The very first meeting of the Decommissioning Oversight Board (DOB) was convened on June 23. Representatives from relevant state agencies, elected officials, labor unions, the environmental community, and the scientific community. There was time for [...]

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