Ohio River cleanup http://wmub.org en After 24 years and tons of trash, River Sweep still going strong http://wmub.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://wmub.org After 24 years and tons of trash, River Sweep still going strong