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OPINION
EPA should take parts of the Cuyahoga River off the 'polluted' list
Plain Dealer, Friday July 03, 2009

Fire on the river: Forty years later, a much-improved Cuyahoga, and much work still to do
Akron Beacon Journal, Friday, Jun 26, 2009

FEATURE
A RIVER REVIVED: Celebrate with Cuyahoga T-shirts
Nonprofit banking on swell of support for waterway
By Bob Downing, Akron Beacon Journal staff writer
Published on Sunday, Jun 21, 2009

REPORTING
Third oil spill on Cuyahoga River investigated
Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter July 09, 2009 20:48PM

Ohio EPA, Northeast Ohio Sewer District disagree about source of oil that killed gulls
Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter July 01, 2009 21:38PM

Investigators blaming oil spill from sewer pipe for gull kill on Cuyahoga River (see video)
Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter June 26, 2009 12:41PM

Cuyahoga River littered with dead, oily gulls

PLAIN DEALER


From the Ashes of ’69, a River Reborn
New York Times, by Christopher Maag, Published: June 20, 2009

A New Take on the Lake: 40th Anniversary of the Cuyahoga River Fire
Listen: The Sound of Ideas® from WCPN/Ideastream, Monday, June 22, 2009

Catch a Fire: The Cuyahoga River Lit Up
A river so polluted that it burned—igniting the environmental movement
Listen:The Takeaway from WNYC/PRI - Monday, June 22 2009
By John Hockenberry, David J Fazekas, with Guest: Dan Moulthrop

Cuyahoga River As Muse
Listen: Around Noon with Dee Perry, WCPN/Ideastream, Jun 22, 2009

Cleveland marks progress of river that caught fire
By Thomas J. Sheeran, Associated Press, Jun 22, 2009

U.S. EPA commends Cuyahoga cleanup -- but won't take river off list of polluted waters
Plain Dealer, Michael Scott June 22, 2009 15:15PM

PHOTO: Lisa DeJong, Plain Dealer

River still on toxic spots list: Cuyahoga cleaner but still has problem spots
By Bob Downing, Beacon Journal staff writer, Published on Sunday, Jun 21, 2009


Tainted Cuyahoga River sees sporadic return of recreation
Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter June 14, 2009

Kayaking on the Cuyahoga River


Electrofishing helps scientists catalog species in Cuyahoga River
Posted by Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter June 08, 2009 08:45AM

Electrofishing on the Cuyahoga River


AKRON BEACON JOURNAL NEWS

Foes help sink Gorge hydro project
By Bob Downing, Beacon Journal staff writer
POSTED: 08:12 p.m. EDT, Jun 13, 2009

Stream projects get federal funds
Summit Metro Parks will receive $249,984

By Bob Downing, Beacon Journal staff writer, Published on Friday, Jun 05, 2009


BIG WEEKEND FOR CUYAHOGA IN THE AKRON BEACON JOURNAL
Click to read the 5/9 and 5/10/09 articles from ABJ Staff Writer Bob Downing:

"Groups working to get Cuyahoga River off pollution list" posted 5/9/09

"Cuyahoga River fish get a helping hand" posted 5/10/09


WETLANDS ASSESSMENT REPORT
Increasing urbanization continues to degrade or eliminate wetlands. This study was undertaken to find out exactly where and how many of these natural storm water storage, water filtration and biohabitat features are left, and to evaluate their quality and ability to function.

Click here to go to the Wetlands page, where you can read the summary and/or download the entire report.


GREEN BULKHEADS ON THE CUYAHOGA Update, the October 2007 update on our project to restore fish habitat to the Shipping Channel is available to download here (small pdf).

GREEN BULKHEADS ON THE CUYAHOGA Update,
the
SPRING '08 update on our project to restore fish habitat to the Shipping Channel is available to download -
click here (pdf).

For a one-page SEPTEMBER '08 update on the progress of the CHUB installations, click here (pdf.)

CUYAHOGA RIVER & LAKE ERIE NEWS

Scientists monitor Cuyahoga River quality to adhere to Clean Water Act
by Michael Scott/Plain Dealer Reporter
Monday April 13, 2009, 7:15 AM

Cuyahoga River fire galvanized clean water and the environment as a public issue
Posted by Michael Scott, Plain Dealer Reporter April 12, 2009 08:13AM

"Healthy fish, insects show Cuyahoga River also much healthier",
Plain Dealer reporter Mike Scott's
March 2 Year of the River front page story.
click here to download the graphic as a pdf file.

Read "Life slows down but carries on under the cold waters of the Cuyahoga River",
Mike Scott's January 27 Year of the River story

Read "Brecksville Dam Bad for River, Good for Canal" Plain Dealer Reporter Mike Scott's January 26 Year of the River article
See the dam and explanation by Steve Tuckerman, OhioEPA:

See the Year of the River kickoff story in the January 4, 2009 PLAIN DEALER.

Plain Dealer Photo - CHUBs installation

How goes the project to make the lower end of the Cuyahoga River
more fish-friendly?

Monday, August 18, 2008
Michael Scott, Plain Dealer Reporter

Putting curbs on the Cuyahoga River - 'Green' bulkheads are planners' vision
Saturday, November 11, 2006
John C. Kuehner, Plain Dealer Reporter

Cuyahoga Quietly Changing its Course
Monday, November 06, 2006
John C. Kuehner, Plain Dealer Reporter

Banking on Shoreline Restoration
Ohio group seeks green solutions to Great Lakes erosion
By Andy Guy
Great Lakes Bulletin News Service

The Cuyahoga River Community Planning Organization (CRCPO)
is host to the Cuyahoga River Remedial Action Plan (RAP) and
the Cuyahoga American Heritage River Initiative.

We work with partners, stakeholders and communities
in five Northeast Ohio counties to restore and revitalize the
Cuyahoga River Watershed and Areas Of Concern, and
to improve water quality in the watershed and Lake Erie.

www.cuyahogariverrap.org

CRCPO • 1299 Superior Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44114
216/241-2414
contact: goodmanj@cuyahogariverrap.org