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Maxine Mine Ruling | 05/10/2019

Court Rules that Drummond is Violating the Clean Water Act on Black Warrior River’s Locust Fork For Immediate Release: May 10, 2019 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, Ala. – An Alabama federal judge has […]


Earthbounds Earthfest 2019 | 03/25/2019

Earthbound’s Earthfest Celebrates Black Warrior Riverkeeper For Immediate Release: March 25, 2019 Contact: Charles Scribner, executive director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, [email protected] Birmingham, Ala. – Saturday, April 20, 2pm to sundown, Earthbound headlines Earthbound’s Earthfest, their annual outdoor concert at Avondale Brewery (21 41st St S, Birmingham, AL 35222). […]


Riverkeeper Sues EPA to Protect Streams | 02/27/2019

Black Warrior Riverkeeper Sues EPA to Protect Imperiled Streams For Immediate Release: February 27, 2019 Contact: Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095 Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper, [email protected] Eva Dillard, Staff Attorney, [email protected] Birmingham, Ala. – Today, Black Warrior Riverkeeper filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in U.S. District […]


No. 5 Mine | 02/13/2019

Take Action: Stop Coal Mine Pollution from Contaminating a Birmingham Drinking Water Source The Alabama Surface Mining Commission (ASMC) is considering the renewal of a coal mining permit for the No. 5 Mine. This proposed 506 acre surface coal mine would discharge wastewater out of 23 points into the Mulberry […]


New Water Quality Data Map | 12/14/2018

Black Warrior Riverkeeper Publishes New Water Quality Data Our Riverkeeper Patrol Program includes water sampling near major pollution sources in order to identify specific problems before we promote solutions. Although citizens and reporters frequently ask about our investigations of specific facilities, one of the questions we receive most often is more general, […]

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