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  • Northern Beltline Comment Release

    ALDOT plan dumps millions into failed Northern Beltline project Days left to comment on latest ALDOT proposal For immediate release: June 22, 2023 Contact: Terah Boyd, Southern Environmental Law Center: 678-234-7990, [email protected] BIRMINGHAM, Ala.– While infrastructure around the state crumbles, the Alabama Department of Transportation continues to dump money into […]

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  • Munson Intern 2023

    UA student wins second Munson Foundation scholarship with Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: June 8, 2023 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 recent graduate of The University of Alabama’s College of […]

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  • Kamtek Settlement

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Kamtek Reach Settlement Over Wastewater Violations For Immediate Release: April 12, 2023 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 and Kamtek, Inc. announced a settlement that will address violations […]

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  • Coalition Sues EPA Over Pollution

    Coalition Sues EPA Over Unregulated Water Pollution From Oil Refineries, Plastics Plants, and Other Industries 13 Groups Demand That EPA Crack Down on Billions of Gallons of Industrial Wastewater by Updating Effluent Limits, as Required by Clean Water Act FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE : Tuesday, April 11, 2023 Media contact: Tom […]

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  • Earthbound’s Earthfest 2023

    Earthbound’s Earthfest Supports Black Warrior Riverkeeper April 29 BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Saturday, April 29, 2023, 2 PM to 8 PM, Earthbound headlines Earthbound’s Earthfest, the rock band’s annual outdoor concert at Avondale Brewery (21 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222). The event benefits Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a nonprofit clean water advocacy organization protecting Alabama’s […]

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  • World of Water

    World of Water by Shaheed and DJ Supreme On March 23, 2023, longtime Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters Shaheed and DJ Supreme announced their new hip hop song and video, “World of Water.” The Birmingham musicians’ video by Richard Giles features two longstanding partners of Black Warrior Riverkeeper, the Southern Environmental […]

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  • AmeriCorps Week 2023

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 2023 AmeriCorps Week By Rosey White, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper As we close out AmeriCorps Week, I wanted to reflect on my time as an AmeriCorps Member with Black Warrior Riverkeeper. I started my term in September and since then, I have been focused on expanding […]

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  • MLK Day of Service 2023

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s 2023 MLK Day of Service By Rosey White, AmeriCorps Member, Black Warrior Riverkeeper “Everybody can be great because everybody can serve. You don’t have to have a college degree to serve. You don’t have to make your subject and your verb agree to serve. You only need […]

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  • Thank You 2022 Volunteers

    Thank You 2022 Volunteers From the bottom of our hearts, thank you, volunteers! 2022 has been a record-breaking year for our trash cleanups: 37 Cleanups 280 Cleanup Volunteers 29,592 Pounds of Litter Removed To sign up for our new monthly volunteer newsletter, please visit: blackwarriorriver.org/volunteer-newsletters/ To make a donation in recognition […]

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  • Southern Exposure in JCLC 2022

    New Southern Exposure DVDs donated to all 40 Jefferson County Library locations For Immediate Release: December 8, 2022 Contact: Tobin Cataldo, executive director, Jefferson County Library Cooperative: [email protected], (205) 226-3615 Cindy Lowry, executive director, Alabama Rivers Alliance: [email protected], (205) 322-6395 Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: [email protected], (205) 458-0095 […]

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