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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: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 Elmore DeMott, Elmore DeMott Photography: elmore@elmoredemott.com, 334-324-2787 Jim Harrison III, Harrison Galleries: jim.harrison145@gmail.com, 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 | kmarshall@alabamarivers.org 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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  • 11 Groups Demand New ADEM Director

    Eleven Conservation Groups Call for ADEM Director’s Resignation or Termination Black Warrior Riverkeeper Demands New Leadership in Lance LeFleur’s Annual Job Evaluation   For Immediate Release: July 30, 2018 Contact: Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: edillard@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The bribery and corruption trial U.S. v. Gilbert, […]

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  • Sign up for Action Alerts

    Sign up for Black Warrior Riverkeeper Action Alerts One way you can help us promote cleaner water is through our action alerts. We don’t want to overwhelm our general email list with action alerts, so we created a “Black Warrior Riverkeeper Action Alerts” group via Action Network. Please sign up […]

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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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  • 2018 Munson Intern

    UA PR Student Earns Grant for Riverkeeper Internship Toxey Wins College of Communication and Information Sciences’ Top Award   For Immediate Release: May 30, 2019 Contact: Anna Claire Toxey, Public Relations Intern, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: actoxey@gmail.com, 727-631-1482 Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Anna […]

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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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  • Take Action at ADEM on August 17

    TAKE ACTION: Speak up for your right to know about sewage spills in Alabama! As you may know, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, with Waterkeepers Alabama and Alabama Rivers Alliance, petitioned the Alabama Environmental Management Commission (AEMC) for better regulations regarding public notification of sewage spills and overflows.  The AEMC’s Rules Committee […]

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  • Party on the Porch 2018

    ***UPDATE: Due to increased likelihood of lightning we will reschedule for another date to be determined*** Party on the Porch 2018 Please join us at Alabama Outdoors‘ Homewood location (3054 Independence Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209) for “Party on the Porch” on Friday, July 6th, from 5:30-7:30 PM! Enjoy good company, […]

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