Ohio River cleanup http://wvxu.org en "Pep rally for the Ohio River" http://wvxu.org/post/pep-rally-ohio-river <p>Plenty of people will be making waves in and around the Ohio River this weekend, whether it be in a clean-up capacity or participation in America's largest paddle event.</p><p><strong>Ohio River Sweep</strong></p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Ann Thompson 28211 at http://wvxu.org "Pep rally for the Ohio River" After 24 years and tons of trash, River Sweep still going strong http://wvxu.org/post/after-24-years-and-tons-trash-river-sweep-still-going-strong <p>HollNearly a quarter century after it began, the massive cleanup effort along the banks of the Ohio River and its tributaries still draws tens of thousands of volunteers.&nbsp; They'll be combing more than 3,000 miles of shoreline, picking up trash and debris for River Sweep on June 15.&nbsp;</p><p>Jeanne Ison with the <a href="http://orsanco.org/">Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission</a>, the sponsoring organization for River Sweep, said the event has been very effective since its inception.</p> Thu, 06 Jun 2013 17:14:26 +0000 Mark Heyne 13478 at http://wvxu.org After 24 years and tons of trash, River Sweep still going strong