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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 [...]

Welcoming Amber Stewart to the Clearwater Team!

Meet Our New Communications Coordinator! Hudson River Sloop Clearwater is pleased to welcome Amber Stewart as Communications Coordinator to carry forward its messaging and mission to protect  the Hudson River. Stewart enters the organization with a strong background in both non-profit and freelance marketing. She [...]

Clearwater Generations Collection

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 Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, Inc.’s Petition to File a New Contention Based Upon New Information Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Inc.’s Motion for Leave to File a [...]

Sloop Clearwater Starts Historic 40th Sailing Season with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Sloop Clearwater Starts Historic 40th Sailing Season with Ribbon Cutting Ceremony POUGHKEEPSIE, NY – Hudson River Sloop Clearwater, America’s flagship environmental organization, and the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce hosted a special ribbon cutting ceremony this afternoon to mark the beginning of the sailing [...]

The Great Brooklyn Experiment of 2009

Brooklyn 2009 The Great Brooklyn Experiment of 2009 carries on despite Mother Nature's best attempts to break our spirit. I was disappointed to have to cancel our “Thank You” sail for the many folks who helped get us here, which also would have continued our [...]

Brooklyn 2009 Part 2

It’s been a frenetic week aboard sloop Clearwater, but all the energy moved generally in the right direction. Completing our week in Red Hook only fortified our good feelings about the neighborhood and our resolve to return. Highlights of our visit there, beside the obvious [...]

Young Women at the Helm; Part I

We gathered our ringer Young Women at the Helm (YWH) volunteers early Monday morning at Yonkers and were secure alongside at the West 79th Street Boat Basin by noon. The ship was soon engulfed in a flurry of training, curriculum review, food preparation and, just [...]

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