Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Ohio River Basin Alliance, ORSANCO Host Congressional Day On The Hill June 13 To Educate Members Of Congress On Needs Of Ohio River Basin

Ohio River Basin Alliance, Ohio River Valley Water Sanitation Commission and the Ohio River Basin Congressional Caucus will host an Ohio River Basin Day on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. June 13 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.

The Congressional breakfast reception will feature speakers addressing important issues and challenges within the Ohio River Basin, that includes the Western Pennsylvania, and educate members of Congress on the needs in the Ohio River Basin..

The reception will be an opportunity to meet Ohio River Basin Caucus leaders, potential new Caucus members, other key legislators and stakeholders.

Click Here to register to join this special event.  Questions should be direct to Craig Butler, ORBA Chair, by email to:

For more information on Ohio River Basin initiatives, visit the Ohio River Basin Alliance webpage.

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-- Ohio River Basin Alliance, ORSANCO Host Congressional Day On The Hill June 13 To Educate Members Of Congress On Needs Of Ohio River Basin   [PaEN]

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-- Chesapeake Bay Journal - Ad Crable: Log Rafts And Raftsmen Once Ruled The Susquehanna River
[Posted: March 29, 2023] 
PA Environment Digest

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