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Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Inc.’s 2023 Board Election Results

A Message From Our New Board President Dear Clearwater Members, Thank you to all of our members who attended Sunday’s annual meeting, and to everyone who participated in the board election. We are pleased to announce the election results as follows: Welcome to the three [...]

Clearwater Welcomes Jen Benson, New Environmental Action Director

Clearwater Welcomes Jen Benson as Environmental Action Director Following Retirement of Long-time Director, Manna Jo Greene Beacon, N.Y. - Clearwater welcomes Jen Benson as their new Environmental Action Director. Benson is a seasoned advocate with nearly a decade of experience working to restore the Hudson [...]

Hochul Signs Save the Hudson Bill!

  Governor Hochul signs Save the Hudson Bill, stopping Hotec’s planned radioactive wastewater releases into the Hudson River.   Last week, on Friday, August 18, Governor Hochul signed the Save the Hudson Bill into law. Clearwater celebrates this tremendous outcome made possible by communities and [...]

Blue Connections

         Thanks to funding from the Catskill Watershed Corporation, we were able to launch the first of what will hopefully be many years of the Blue Connections program. The goal of Blue Connections was to expand the pool of environmentally aware youth [...]

Manna Jo Reflects on 23 Years With Clearwater

  Dear Friends, After nearly 23 years, the time has come for me to transition to a new chapter in my life. I hope to be spending more time with my amazing 5-year old grandson and working to teach climate science and possible climate solutions to decision [...]

Clearwater Generations Collection

Highlights from Spring 2008

May 9, 2008 “As we made our way down to Poughkeepsie, we took some time to practice trawling and to get the new crew familiar with all the ins-and outs of fishing on the ship. Our first two trawls didn’t bring up much, but as [...]


CLEARWATER AWARDED GRANT FROM DUTCHESS COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America’s flagship environmental organization was awarded a Year 2009 Project Grant from the Dutchess County Arts Council yesterday. The grant, which totals $1,230, will go toward the creating a unique [...]

Clearwater Hosts Benefit Concert in Celebration of Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday

CLEARWATER Creating the Next Generation of Environmental Leaders Hosts BENEFIT CONCERT IN Celebration of PETE SEEGER’s 90TH BIRTHDAY   Featuring Dave Matthews, Eddie Vedder, bruce Springsteen John Mellencamp, emmylou harris, juanes, ARLO Guthrie, Ani DiFranco AND MICHAEL FRANTI Among over 40 artists PerforminG for a [...]


CLEARWATER ANNOUNCES "NEXT GENERATION LEGACY PROJECT" Educational Initiative Aims to Create New Green Leaders POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America's Flagship Environmental organization, announced today its "Next Generation Legacy Project," an ambitious educational initiative that will bring together school age children and young [...]

Clearwater Files New Indian Point Environmental and Public Health Contention

Clearwater Files New Indian Point Environmental and Public Health Contention Safe Use of Hudson River for Drinking Water Questioned POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater filed a new contention with the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board last week focusing on United Water New York’s [...]

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