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  • Coal Ash Maps

    Alabama Power Coal Ash Maps Illustrate Potential Danger to River and Public FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2017 CONTACT: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org (Birmingham, AL) – Alabama Power recently released coal ash inundation maps for five of its power plants in Alabama, including all three power plants located […]

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  • Top Student Earns Grant

    UA PR Student Earns Grant for Riverkeeper Internship For Immediate Release: June 21, 2017 Contact: Hope Runyan, Public Relations Intern, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: runyan.hope@gmail.com, 205-458-0095 Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. — Hope Runyan, a senior at The University of Alabama, has received a grant […]

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  • 15th Anniversary

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 15th Anniversary: June 15 on the Bama Belle “Cruisin’ on the River”– Beer, Food, Tunes and a Sunset Cruise For Immediate Release: May 22, 2017 Contact: Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Tuscaloosa – On Thursday, June 15 from 6-9 P.M., Black Warrior […]

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  • Appeal to Hold EPA Accountable

    Alabama Conservation Groups Appeal to Court to Hold EPA Accountable For Immediate Release: May 2, 2017 Contact: Mitch Reid, Alabama Rivers Alliance: 205.322.6395, mreid@alabamarivers.org David Ludder: 850.386.5671, davidaludder@enviro-lawyer.com BIRMINGHAM, AL — Seven conservation groups from across Alabama have petitioned the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals to review the process undertaken […]

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  • Forever Wild Under Attack Again

    Take Action: Forever Wild is Under Attack Again Tell your state legislators today to vote NO on HB 502: conservationalabama.org/action/#/14 Legislators are once again attempting to dismantle Alabama’s Forever Wild Land Trust program. HB 502 proposes a constitutional amendment that would require the Forever Wild Land Trust to pay counties […]

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  • State to Study Better Sewage Spill Notification

    State Acknowledges Need for Better Public Notification of Sewage Spills State Denied Water Groups’ Petition, But Will Conduct Study to Improve Public Notification For Immediate Release: April 21, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, Black Warrior Riverkeeper (205) 249-4743; info@blackwarriorriver.org Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper (205) 249-4743; edillard@blackwarriorriver.org Montgomery, […]

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  • Alabama Sewage Spills Map

    Water Protection Groups Release Map of Sewage Spills in Alabama Map Supports Their Statewide Petition for Better Public Notification of Sewage Spills For Immediate Release: April 11, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, Black Warrior Riverkeeper (205) 458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, Black Warrior Riverkeeper (205) 458-0095, edillard@blackwarriorriver.org Montgomery, AL— […]

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  • Earthbounds Earthfest 2017

    Earthbound’s Earthfest: April 22 at Avondale Brewery Birmingham, Ala. – Saturday, April 22, 2pm to sundown, Earthbound headlines Earthbound’s Earthfest, their annual outdoor concert enjoyed by thousands at Avondale Brewery (21 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222). The purpose of Earthbound’s Earthfest is to celebrate Earth Day and promote Black […]

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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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