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  • Bama Belle 2018

    Bama Belle Riverboat Hosts Two Waterkeepers’ June 21 Event Hurricane Creekkeeper Celebrates its 15th Anniversary by Sharing a Cruise with Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: May 17, 2018 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org John Wathen, Hurricane Creekkeeper, Friends of Hurricane Creek: (205) 310-3739, […]

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  • Summer Recreation Starts as Sewage Threats Persist

    Alabama Summer Recreation Season Starts Today As Sewage Threats Persist For Immediate Release: May 1, 2018 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Alabama – Alabama’s new summer recreation season starts today, after being officially extended from four months to six.  Millions of Alabamians are ready for outdoor […]

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  • Earthbounds Earthfest 2018

    Earthbound’s Earthfest April 21 at Avondale Brewery Celebrates Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: April 3, 2018 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Birmingham, Ala. – Saturday, April 21, 2pm to sundown, Earthbound headlines Earthbound’s Earthfest, their annual outdoor concert at Avondale Brewery (21 41st […]

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  • Protect Alabama from Coal Ash

    Take Action: Protect Alabama from Coal Ash Please sign the petition to protect Alabama from coal ash.  Click here: actionnetwork.org/petitions/protect-alabama-from-coal-ash Talking Points: ​1. ADEM must design a strong coal ash program, one that is every bit as protective as the 2015 CCR Rule. ​2. ADEM must not weaken the requirements […]

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  • AirWave 2018

    AirWave at Good People Benefits Three Waterkeepers on 3/24 For Immediate Release: March 1, 2018 Birmingham, AL – Good People Brewing Company is hosting the 7th Annual AirWave festival to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper from 1 PM to 10 PM on Saturday, March 24.  The […]

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  • Forever Wild Faces Extinction

    Forever Wild Faces Extinction ***UPDATE: Forever Wild Victory! Click here to read BhamNow.com’s recap, “Social media campaign helped defeat anti-Forever Wild bill”*** Take Action! Tell your state legislators today to vote NO on HB 362: conservationalabama.org/action/#/14 Rep. Mark Tuggle’s shortsighted HB 362 just passed out of committee and will go […]

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  • Black Warrior Waterdog Gains Federal Protection

    Black Warrior Waterdog Gains Endangered Species Act Protection What a way to start 2018 in Alabama: the Black Warrior waterdog is now protected under the Endangered Species Act! Here is our statement about the news, followed by a press release by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service: “The U.S. Fish […]

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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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  • Help Protect Birmingham’s Drinking Water

    The proposed Shepherd Bend Mine is a unique threat to tap water for the Birmingham area. It would discharge wastewater across the river from an intake providing water to 200,000 people. Please urge the University of Alabama System not to lease or sell land or minerals for this coal mine.

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  • Toxic Chemicals Report

    Nearly Ten Million Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Dumped in Alabama’s Rivers For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 Alabama – A recent analysis of data reported by industry indicates that nearly ten million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into Alabama’s rivers in […]

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