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  • Great News for the Black Warrior Waterdog

    U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Proposes Endangered Status & Critical Habitat for Alabama’s Black Warrior Waterdog   News Release by U.S. Fish and Wildife Service: October 5, 2016 Contacts: Denise Rowell, 251-441-6630, denise_rowell@fws.gov Tom MacKenzie, 404-679-7291, tom_mackenzie@fws.gov The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wants to protect the Black Warrior waterdog […]

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  • Maxine Mine Lawsuit

    Groups Sue Drummond over Abandoned Mine’s Pollution of the Locust Fork For Immediate Release: September 1, 2016 Contact: Barry Brock, Southern Environmental Law Center, 205-745-3060, bbrock@selcal.org Eva Dillard, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, 205-458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Richard Webster, Public Justice, 202-630-5708, rwebster@publicjustice.net Birmingham, AL— Conservation groups have filed a lawsuit in the U.S. […]

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  • Sewage Pollution in Uniontown

    Take Action to End Sewage Pollution in Uniontown Take a minute to support healthy communities and clean streams.  Join our partner group Black Belt Citizens Fighting for Health & Justice in asking the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to demand a state-of-the-art wastewater treatment plant for Uniontown, Alabama.  For […]

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  • Buffalo Springfield Tribute

    Buffalo Springfield – A Tribute: August 14 at WorkPlay Buffalo Springfield – A Tribute will raise funds for Black Warrior Riverkeeper on Sunday, August 14, 3-6pm at WorkPlay! Buy concert tickets to promote clean water: workplay.com/event/sunday-buffalo-springfield-a-tribute/#PURCHASE

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  • Save the Black Warrior 2016

    SweetWater Helps “Save the Black Warrior” in Birmingham and Tuscaloosa For Immediate Release: July 8, 2016 BIRMINGHAM / TUSCALOOSA – SweetWater Brewing Company’s annual “Save Our Water” program returns to Birmingham and Tuscaloosa in July and August to support Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a nonprofit clean water advocacy organization.  Sales of […]

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  • Groups Push Drummond to Fix Abandoned Mine

    Abandoned Mine Site Continues to Pollute Locust Fork Conservation Groups Pushing for Proper Treatment   For Immediate Release: June 29, 2016 Contact: Barry Brock, Southern Environmental Law Center, 205-745-3060, bbrock@selcal.org Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, 205-458-0095, info@blackwarriorriver.org Richard Webster, Public Justice, 202-630-5708, rwebster@publicjustice.net Birmingham, AL— Conservation groups filed a notice […]

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  • Fish Kill Updates

    Fish Kill at Gorgas Steam Plant on June 16   On June 16, fishermen informed Black Warrior Riverkeeper of a large fish kill at Alabama Power’s Gorgas Steam Plant on the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River at its confluence with Baker’s Creek.  We investigated that day, took pictures, […]

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  • Kayaking for Conservation

    Two Students kayak from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation in Alabama FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2016 CONTACT: Justine Herlihy, Development Director (Mobile Baykeeper) jherlihy@mobilebaykeeper.org. 251-433-4229 Charles Scribner, Executive Director (Black Warrior Riverkeeper) cscribner@blackwarriorriver.org. 205-458-0095 (Mobile, Ala.) – Two students from the University of Alabama, Chris […]

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  • Northern Beltline Not In Top Fifty

    Map of Alabama’s Top 50 Transportation Projects Highlights State’s Imbalanced Approach to Infrastructure For Immediate Release: May 12, 2016 Contacts: Sarah Stokes, Southern Environmental Law Center, 434-906-9323, sstokes@selcal.org Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, 205-458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org Birmingham, AL—A map released today of Alabama’s 50 most needed road improvements, the total cost […]

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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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