Connecticut River Watershed Council http://wamc.org en Volunteers Monitor Connecticut River For Contamination http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-monitor-connecticut-river-contamination <p>Boaters and swimmers can take comfort in knowing the Connecticut River is cleaner than it has been in years.&nbsp; The Connecticut River Watershed Council monitors river contamination using volunteers who take samples at designated locations on the river.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council’s executive director Andrew Fisk.</p><p></p><p></p> Sat, 12 Jul 2014 16:53:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 94631 at http://wamc.org Volunteers Monitor Connecticut River For Contamination Volunteers Ready For River Cleanup Project http://wamc.org/post/volunteers-ready-river-cleanup-project <p>Thousands of volunteers will fan out in the Connecticut River watershed in four states on Friday and Saturday to pick up trash and remove debris.&nbsp;&nbsp; This is the 17<sup>th</sup> annual &ldquo; Source to Sea Cleanup&rdquo;&nbsp; organized by the Connecticut River Watershed Council.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council&rsquo;s executive director Andrew Fisk.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:53:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 74749 at http://wamc.org Volunteers Ready For River Cleanup Project Plan Promises Proper Access To The Connecticut River Walk And Bikeway http://wamc.org/post/plan-promises-proper-access-connecticut-river-walk-and-bikeway <p>Officials in Springfield, Massachusetts plan to take steps to improve access to the city’s riverfront. The city recently settled a complaint that was filed almost 18 months ago with the Massachusetts Architectural Access Board , the agency that oversees access for the disabled to public places.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 05 Jul 2013 16:50:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 68542 at http://wamc.org Plan Promises Proper Access To The Connecticut River Walk And Bikeway Connecticut River Cleanup Is Scheduled For Sept. 29 http://wamc.org/post/connecticut-river-cleanup-scheduled-sept-29-1 <p>Over 1800 people will fan out across hundreds of miles this Saturday to clean up trash and debris along the Connecticut River and its tributaries.&nbsp; It is the 16<sup>th</sup> annual “ Source to Sea Cleanup” organized by the Connecticut River Watershed&nbsp; Council.&nbsp; WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the council’s Outreach and Events Director, Angela Mrozinski.</p> Tue, 25 Sep 2012 16:30:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 48641 at http://wamc.org Connecticut River Cleanup Is Scheduled For Sept. 29 Watershed Council says Vermont Yankee Discharging Too Much Heated Water Into River http://wamc.org/post/watershed-council-says-vermont-yankee-discharging-too-much-heated-water-river <p>The Connecticut River Watershed Council has issued a report that says the Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Plant is thermally polluting the Connecticut River.&nbsp; The group wants the state Agency of Natural Resources to expedite a new discharge permit to lower discharged water temperatures.<br> Thu, 30 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46828 at http://wamc.org Watershed Council says Vermont Yankee Discharging Too Much Heated Water Into River