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  • SweetWater Launches Save the Black Warrior Campaign

    SweetWater Brewery is launching a campaign in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa throughout October called “Save the Black Warrior” (www.savetheblackwarrior.com) to help raise funds and awareness for Black Warrior Riverkeeper. SweetWater has run a very successful campaign in Atlanta with Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper called “Save the Hooch.” Funding raised through “Save the […]

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  • McWane Science Center hosting Riverkeeper IMAX event!

    McWane Science Center Hosting Movie Event with Black Warrior RIVERKEEPER® Event: An Evening with the Riverkeeper Date: Tuesday, August 26 Time: 6:00 – 9:00PM Location: McWane Science Center (200 19th Street North Birmingham, AL 35203) Tickets : $20.00 – Ticket includes Grand Canyon Adventure IMAX ticket, educational programs, 2 drink […]

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  • GuideStar Platinum

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Reaches Platinum: GuideStar’s New Top Level Black Warrior Riverkeeper is one of the first organizations to receive the Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar, the world’s largest source of nonprofit information. GuideStar recently launched the Platinum participation level to help nonprofits celebrate their results for free! By […]

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  • Videos with City Stages Headliners

    Produced at no cost to Black Warrior Riverkeeper from 2007-2008 these videos feature leaders from: The Flaming Lips, Michael Franti and Spearhead, The Roots, and The Wailers. Riverkeeper’s volunteer film crew filmed Wayne Coyne last month in Illinois. Michael Franti interviewed our staff Riverkeeper, Nelson Brooke, after his concert at […]

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  • Save Water & Money All Summer!

    You can save water and money by using a rain barrel to catch and store water for your lawn and indoor/outdoor plants. Rain barrels come in many shapes and sizes, including inexpensive plastic models and classic wooden ones. Both types, or even small barrels for apartment dwellers, can be purchased […]

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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, [email protected] Uniontown, AL – Black Warrior Riverkeeper is asking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (“ADEM”) and the City of Uniontown to […]

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  • Rollin In the Hay plays Riverkeeper benefit at Bottletree 6/5/08

    Black Warrior Riverkeeper Fundraiser Concert @ Bottletree (3719 3rd Ave S., Birmingham) Thursday, June 5th, 8pm-Midnight Renegade Bluegrass Legends ROLLIN’ IN THE HAY are back! One Eyed Mary will open at 9, featuring Locust Fork paddlers Kyle Collum and Bob Griffin of Wolf Creek Creations! $10 tickets at the door […]

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  • Victory for Public Health and Public Participation!

    On April 18th the Environmental Management Commission passed a rule change that will reduce the allowable cancer risk levels in Alabama’s waterways from 1 in 100,000 to 1 in 1 million! This initiative was first brought to the Commission’s attention by the Alabama Rivers Alliance, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, and 16 […]

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  • Waterkeeper Wins Mercury Battle

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE D.C. Circuit Court Declares EPA’s Mercury Rule Illegal Waterkeeper Wins Mercury Battle Irvington, New York (February 8, 2008) – In a complete victory for public and environmental health, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia today invalidated a pair of EPA rules that would […]

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  • Help Protect Americans From Coal Ash

    TAKE ACTION: Tell Congress not to undermine EPA’s new Coal Ash Rule.  This new rule puts in place the first ever plan to get a handle on toxic coal ash, the waste generated by burning coal at coal-fired power plants.  To make your voice heard, click here. Rep. David McKinley of […]

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