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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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  • 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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  • 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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