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  • Victory Finalized at Maxine Mine

    Victory: Approved Consent Decree Requires Cleanup of Drummond’s Maxine Mine Site For immediate release: August 11, 2022 Contact: Barry Brock, Southern Environmental Law Center, 205-745-3060, [email protected] Charles Scribner, 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 of […]

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  • New AmeriCorps Position 2022-2023

    Now Recruiting: AmeriCorps Position for 2022-2023 Black Warrior Riverkeeper is recruiting an AmeriCorps Member through the Governor’s Office of Volunteer Services to build capacity in our Volunteer Program. This program directly supports our mission to protect and restore the Black Warrior River and its tributaries. Available Position: AmeriCorps Volunteer Engagement Program The […]

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  • Public Conference on the No. 5 Mine

    Take Action: Stop Coal Mine from Contaminating a Birmingham Drinking Water Source and Threatening Rare Turtle Species The Alabama Surface Mining Commission (ASMC) is considering the revision (R-5) of a coal mining permit for the No. 5 Mine. This mine is permitted to discharge wastewater from surface coal mining activities […]

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  • Camp Oliver

    The Alabama Fisherman’s and Hunters’ Association’s 100th Year By Seth Self, Black Warrior Riverkeeper intern through The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation’s Scholarship at The University of Alabama 2022 is a year of milestones for water in Alabama. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a […]

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  • Indigo Tuscaloosa 2022

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper event at Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa Join Black Warrior Riverkeeper at Hotel Indigo Tuscaloosa‘s riverside rooftop bar, The Lookout, for a Community Night from 5:30-7:30 on Tuesday, July 12! Live music by Soapy & Andrew! Celebrate Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 20th Anniversary and the Clean Water Act’s 50th Anniversary! […]

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  • Mine No 7 NOIS

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Intends to Sue Warrior Met Coal and MRC-FG For Immediate Release: June 21, 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 […]

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  • Munson Intern 2022

    Alabama Student wins Munson scholarship for Black Warrior Riverkeeper internship For Immediate Release: May 26, 2022 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], 205-458-0095 TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The Curtis and Edith Munson Foundation has awarded Seth Self, a rising senior studying public relations at The University of Alabama, […]

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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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  • 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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