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  • AirWave 2019

    AirWave Benefits Three Waterkeepers on March 23 For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019 Contact: Dan Morriss, Executive Producer, Morriss Entertainment: 205-612-1215, [email protected] Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Myra Crawford, Executive Director, Cahaba Riverkeeper: 205-410-7163, [email protected] Justinn Overton, Executive Director, Coosa Riverkeeper: 205-981-6565, [email protected] Taylor Lander, Good […]

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  • Riverkeeper Sues EPA to Protect Streams

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Sues EPA to Protect Imperiled Streams For Immediate Release: February 27, 2019 Contact: Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095 Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, [email protected] Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, [email protected] Birmingham, Ala. – Today, Black Warrior Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in U.S. District […]

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  • No. 5 Mine

    Take Action: Stop Coal Mine Pollution from Contaminating a Birmingham Drinking Water Source The Alabama Surface Mining Commission (ASMC) is currently accepting public comments concerning the renewal of a coal mining permit for the No. 5 Mine. This proposed 506 acre surface coal mine would discharge wastewater out of 23 […]

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  • New Water Quality Data Map

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Publishes New Water Quality Data Our Riverkeeper Patrol Program includes water sampling near major pollution sources in order to identify specific problems before we promote solutions. Although citizens and reporters frequently ask about our investigations of specific facilities, one of the questions we receive most often is more general, […]

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  • Maintaining Our Momentum

    Dear Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters, Back in college, I became enamored of Waterkeeper Alliance because it is truly a grassroots movement propelled in each watershed by members: donors and volunteers. Today, I am further convinced that our citizen-based advocacy is needed to protect the Black Warrior River basin and its […]

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  • My Heart Through Art

    Liz Lane Gallery Benefits Black Warrior Riverkeeper with Valentine-themed Art Event “My Heart through Art” gallery opening features curated collection of original postcard-size art For Immediate Release: January 17, 2019 Contact: Charles Scribner, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], 205-458-0095 Liz Lane, Liz Lane Gallery: [email protected], 205-903-0585 HOMEWOOD, Ala. – Black Warrior […]

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  • Support RECLAIM and Black Lung Bills

    Take Action: Support RECLAIM and Black Lung Bills There are only a few weeks left before Congress adjourns for the year, and that means only a few weeks left to get desperately needed proposals passed to help our communities.  We at Black Warrior Riverkeeper support the following action alert by […]

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  • New Riverkeeper Newsletter

     New Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter Click here to read Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s new newsletter!  Please share this link with anyone who might enjoy the newsletter. Our members who have recently donated or volunteered will receive newsletters in print via U.S. mail.  If you are not a member and would like […]

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  • Elmore DeMott Photography at Harrison Galleries

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Introduces Elmore DeMott’s Art at Harrison Galleries Conservationists Partner with Photographer for Event Called “Celebrating Nature through Art” For Immediate Release: August 29, 2018 Contact: Charles Scribner, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], 205-458-0095 Elmore DeMott, Elmore DeMott Photography: [email protected], 334-324-2787 Jim Harrison III, Harrison Galleries: [email protected], 205-465-0054 TUSCALOOSA, […]

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  • Letter Urges Governor to Hold AEMC Accountable

    Alabama Environmental Organizations Urge Governor Ivey to Hold Alabama Environmental Management Commission Accountable For Immediate Release: August 14, 2018 Contact: Kelly Marshall | 205.322.6395 | [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –  Environmental organizations throughout Alabama have joined together to ask Governor Ivey to hold the Alabama Environmental Management Commission (EMC) accountable for […]

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