The Allegheny County Sanitary Authority on Monday turned down a request from a coalition of environmental groups for information about incorporating green infrastructure into a federally mandated plan for eliminating sewage overflows during heavy rains.
The Clean Rivers Campaign, a coalition of groups advocating for green infrastructure, plans to appeal the decision to the state, under the Right-to-Know Law.
Alcosan, which must comply with a federal court order to eliminate sewage overflows into creeks and rivers, asked the federal Environmental Protection Agency for an 18-month extensi
Raising the minimum wage is an important step toward an economy that works for everyone, not just the richest 1%. That's why current elected officials and those who are pursuing elected office need to stand with the 99%.
On July 24th groups from across the country showed their support for our cause.
Read this to see what we did here in Pittsburgh:
A long line of speakers formed inside the Allegheny County Sanitary Authority (ALCOSAN) boardroom this morning as ratepayers waited their turn to ask the authority’s executive director to find a “greener” solution to the region’s sewage overflow problems. Earlier this year ALCOSAN released a draft