Annual CT River Cleanup Will Be Huge Task

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TheDay.com: The annual cleanup of the Connecticut River is more important this year than ever, due to the large amounts of trash and debris carried into the river and washing up onto riverbanks by Tropical Storm Irene and recent flooding in Vermont.

So says the Connecticut River Watershed Council, which has been organizing the Annual Source to Sea Cleanup each fall for the past 15 years. This year, most of the cleanups on the river and its tributaries will take place October 1. Included will be 16 sites in the Connecticut portion of the river, which extends into Massachusetts, Vermont and New Hampshire.

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