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Coverage of Denny Alsop’s canoe trip across the Commonwealth to bring attention to the need to remove all of GE’s PCBs from the Housatonic River.

April 21, 2016
Our Opinion: Alsop’s journey puts focus on GE’s responsibility
The Berkshire Eagle
http://www.berkshireeagle.com/editorials/ci_29796812/our-opinion-alsops-journey-puts-focus-ges-responsibility

April 20, 2016
Berkshires grandfather finishes monthlong canoe trip to Boston
Environmentalist demands clean-water protections in the state, calls out GE
04-20-16 MetroUS Denny

April 20, 2016
The Berkshire Eagle
Stockbridge man’s cross-state canoe journey ends with call on GE to clean Housatonic River
04-20-16 Eagle Denny Alsop

Links to the statewide coverage:

Clean water activist makes his case in a canoe
The Boston Globe – ‎16 hours ago‎
As Denny Alsop approached the Charles River Esplanade in a pine canoe Wednesday morning, he pulled his wooden paddle from the water and jotted some notes on the blade about his monthlong journey canoeing the rivers of Massachusetts to raise …

69-Year-Old Man Completes Berkshires-To-Boston Canoe Trip
CBS Local – ‎22 hours ago‎
BOSTON (CBS/AP) — A 69-year-old Stockbridge man has completed a monthlong Berkshires-to-Boston canoe trip in an effort to bring attention to the importance of clean water. Denny Alsop finished his journey on the Charles River Wednesday where he …

Cross-state canoe journey ends with call on GE to clean Housatonic
NewBostonPost (blog) – ‎7 hours ago‎
Upon his arrival in Boston after paddling across the state in a canoe, Denny Alsop shouted “Heal the Housatonic” to supporters that gathered to greet him on the Charles River shoreline. [Photo: Antonio Caban/SHNS]. BOSTON — Paddling a canoe across …

Berkshires grandfather finishes month-long canoe trip to Boston
Metro.us – ‎19 hours ago‎
69-year-old Denny Alsop arrived at the shores of the Charles River Wednesday after canoeing across the state for nearly a month. Derek Kouyoumjian/Metro. Photo: A Berkshires grandfather paddled ashore at the bank of the Charles River on Wednesday, …

This man canoed 250 miles, from Sheffield to Boston, to protest General Electric and Housatonic pollution
MassLive.com – ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
BOSTON – Seeking to highlight General Electric relocating its world headquarters to Boston while needing to still clean up the Housatonic River, Stockbridge’s Denny Alsop on Wednesday finished a canoe trip that spanned 250 miles and 10 rivers, from …

River advocate paddles cross-state to Concord
Wicked Local – ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
Late last month, Denny Alsop, a 69-year-old grandfather from the Berkshires, put his canoe in the Housatonic River at the Connecticut border and headed upstream. On April 14 at 10 a.m. he arrived at Egg Rock at the confluence of the Assabet, Sudbury …

Berkshire River Activist Completes Month-Long Canoe Trip
WAMC – ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
In an update to a story we brought you in March, an environmental activist from the Berkshires is completing his month-long canoe trip across Massachusetts today in hopes of raising awareness of the importance of clean water. On March 21, 69-year-old …
Berkshires-to-Boston canoe trip almost completed

Worcester Telegram – ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
BOSTON — A 69-year-old Berkshire County man is scheduled to arrive in Boston after a monthlong canoe trip from one end of the state to the other to bring attention to the importance of clean water. Denny Alsop, of Stockbridge, launched his journey in …