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Toxic Chemicals Report | 11/16/2017

Nearly Ten Million Pounds of Toxic Chemicals Dumped in Alabama’s Rivers For Immediate Release: November 16, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: info@blackwarriorriver.org, 205-458-0095 Alabama – A recent analysis of data reported by industry indicates that nearly ten million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into Alabama’s rivers in […]

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Sewage Permits Improve | 09/27/2017

Alabama Sewage Permits Become More Protective of Citizens Waterkeepers Successful in Push for Better Bacteria Regulations For Immediate Release: September 27, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095; info@blackwarriorriver.org Alabama – Sewage plants in Alabama will now have to meet tighter limits for E. coli bacteria in order […]

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New Riverkeeper Newsletter | 12/23/2015

 New Black Warrior Riverkeeper Newsletter Click here to read Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s new newsletter!  Please share this link with anyone who might enjoy the newsletter. Our members who have recently donated or volunteered will receive newsletters in print via U.S. mail.  If you are not a member and would like […]

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Sewage Spill Notification Tools | 08/31/2017

Groups React to ADEM’s New Sewage Spill Notification Tools For Immediate Release: August 31, 2017 Contact: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper, 205-458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org BIRMINGHAM, AL – As part of an overall effort to improve reporting and public notification of sewage overflows, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has released […]

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Coal Ash Maps | 08/25/2017

Alabama Power Coal Ash Maps Illustrate Potential Danger to River and Public FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 25, 2017 CONTACT: Nelson Brooke, Riverkeeper: (205) 458-0095, nbrooke@blackwarriorriver.org (Birmingham, AL) – Alabama Power recently released coal ash inundation maps for five of its power plants in Alabama, including all three power plants located […]

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