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  • Black Warrior Minerals Mine 2

    Groups Challenge Coal Mine’s Stream Fill Permit on the Locust Fork   For Immediate Release: March 21, 2017 Contact: Catherine Wannamaker, Southern Environmental Law Center, (650) 793-3372, cwannamaker@selcsc.org Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, (205) 458-0095, edillard@blackwarriorriver.org Mike Senatore, VP of Conservation Law, Defenders of Wildlife, 202-772-3221, msenatore@defenders.org Birmingham, […]

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  • Harvest Select Disrupts Sewage Lagoon

    Riverkeeper Asks ADEM and Uniontown to Stop Catfish Processor from Disrupting Sewage Lagoon For Immediate Release: March 17, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, (205) 458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org Uniontown, AL – Black Warrior Riverkeeper is asking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) and the City of Uniontown to […]

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  • Sewage Notification

    Alabama Groups Request Better Public Notification of Sewage Spills Statewide Petition Pushes for Meaningful Process to Warn and Protect Public For Immediate Release: March 7, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org Eva Dillard, staff attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, edillard@blackwarriorriver.org Montgomery, AL— Today, nine conservation groups from […]

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  • Fish Guide

    New FISH GUIDE Program Helps Fishermen across Alabama   For Immediate Release: March 1, 2017 Contact: Justinn Overton, Executive Director, Coosa Riverkeeper: justinn@coosariver.org, 205.981.6565 BIRMINGHAM – Coosa Riverkeeper has developed a new program, FISH GUIDE, as a response to surveys conducted with more than 125+ fishermen on the Coosa River. […]

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  • AirWave 2017

    AirWave Festival Benefits Three Waterkeepers March 25 For Immediate Release: February 24, 2017 Contact: Dan Morriss, Executive Producer, Morriss Entertainment: 205-612-1215, dan@mnent.us Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Myra Crawford, Executive Director, Cahaba Riverkeeper: 205-410-7163, info@cahabariverkeeper.org Justinn Overton, Executive Director, Coosa Riverkeeper: 205-288-7112, info@coosariver.org Lauren McCurdy, Director […]

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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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  • New Riverkeeper Newsletter

     New Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter   Click here to read Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s new newsletter!  And 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 […]

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  • Wildlife Intervention

    Conservation Groups Join Legal Battle over Protections for Endangered Wildlife For Immediate Release: February 28, 2017 Contact: Catherine Wannamaker, Southern Environmental Law Center, cwannamaker@selcsc.org, 843-720-5270 Haley McKey, Defenders of Wildlife, hmckey@defenders.org, 202-772-0247 Natalie Olson, South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, natalieo@scccl.org, 843-723-8035 Charles Scribner, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, cscribner@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 Mobile, AL—Conservation […]

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  • Alabama Waterkeepers Tell ADEM to Follow New Law

    Alabama’s Waterkeepers Call on ADEM to Modify 7 Sewage Plant Permits to Comply With New Law   Alabama, January 31, 2017 – Alabama’s eight Waterkeeper Alliance member organizations submitted a letter to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management and the Environmental Protection Agency today noting that ADEM recently noticed seven […]

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  • Southern Exposure 2016 in Birmingham Public Library

    Southern Environmental Law Center and Black Warrior Riverkeeper donate 2016 Southern Exposure films to Birmingham Public Library Update 2/1/2017: Southern Exposure DVDs are now in all Jefferson County library locations!  For press release click here. For Immediate Release: December 2, 2016 Contact: Roy L. Williams, Director of Public Relations, Birmingham […]

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