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Connecticut River Cleanup Targets Source Of Trash

Connecticut River Conservancy

    Thousands of volunteers will fan out in four New England states this weekend to pick up trash from the Connecticut River watershed.

     In years past, tons of trash including plastic water bottles, cans, and tires have been removed.

     The event called “Source to Sea Cleanup” is organized by the Connecticut River Conservancy.

    WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with the organization’s communications director Angela Chaffee.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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