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  • Maxine Proposed Consent Decree

    Groups File Proposed Consent Decree Forcing Cleanup of Drummond’s Maxine Mine Site For immediate release: May 17, 2022 Contact: Barry Brock, Southern Environmental Law Center, 205-745-3060, [email protected] Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, 205-458-0095, [email protected] Jim Hecker, Public Justice, 703-302-0507, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In a major victory for the health […]

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  • Waterkeepers Alabama Spanish Animation

    Back in 2020, Michael Lynn Animation Studio and Michael’s interns at Cornerstone College generously donated an animated introduction for Waterkeepers Alabama. In 2022, Cristina Almanza, a member of Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s Advisory Council, generously donated her translation skills to make this Spanish voiceover version: youtube.com/watch?v=yYyJCTLTpvU. Special thanks to Coosa Riverkeeper […]

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  • Fish Consumption Signs

    Waterkeepers Alabama Installs New Fish Consumption Advisory Signs Statewide For Immediate Release: April 12, 2022 For more information, please contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected] Alabama – Today is Rivers of Alabama Day, and Waterkeepers Alabama is excited to announce they have completed a project to mount […]

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  • AmeriCorps Week 2022

    AmeriCorps Week 2022 By Katie Holmes, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper A few weeks ago was AmeriCorps Week, which celebrates the contributions of millions of Americans serving as AmeriCorps members. Black Warrior Riverkeeper hired me in October 2021 to focus on volunteer engagement and expand volunteer cleanups across the watershed. During […]

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  • Notice of Intent to Sue Kamtek

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper intends to sue Kamtek for Clean Water Act violations For Immediate Release: March 22, 2022 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Eva Dillard, staff attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Birmingham, AL— Today, Black Warrior Riverkeeper filed a notice of intent to sue Kamtek, […]

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  • Party on the Porch 2022

    Party on the Porch 2022 Join us at Alabama Outdoors (3054 Independence Drive, Homewood, AL 35209) from 6-8PM on Friday, May 6! We will continue celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act and the 20th Anniversary of Black Warrior Riverkeeper! Enjoy live music by Jenni’s Mixtape, local beers by Good People Brewing […]

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  • Earthbound’s Earthfest 2022

    4/16 10AM update: The weather and forecast appear to be better so Earthbound’s Earthfest is HAPPENING TODAY 2PM-Sundown at Avondale Brewing Company!  Earthbound’s Earthfest celebrates the Clean Water Act’s 50th Anniversary For Immediate Release: April 1, 2022 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Saturday, […]

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  • Darter Madness

    Darter Madness UPDATE! Dr. Million has finished scoring the brackets and we have a Darter Madness winner! Sarah Clark has won an autographed copy of Alabama Rivers by Bill Deutsch! The next top 4 highest scoring brackets have won a Black Warrior Riverkeeper hat: Tamra Mendelson (2nd place), Jessica Arbour […]

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  • MLK Day of Service 2022

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s MLK Day of Service 2022 By Katie Holmes, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper Martin Luther King Jr. Day is even more than a federal holiday meant to commemorate the civil rights leader’s extraordinary legacy. It is also one of our National Days of Service, which challenge Americans to […]

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  • Moundville Walk with Alabama Audubon

    Black Belt Gosse Nature Walk: Moundville January 21, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Join us and special guests from Black Warrior Riverkeeper as we have a wintertime exploration of Moundville Archaeological Park. This historic site was once a powerful Native American community that, at its peak, was America’s largest city north of Mexico. Located […]

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