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AirWave 2019 | 03/04/2019

AirWave Benefits Three Waterkeepers on March 23 For Immediate Release: March 4, 2019 Contact: Dan Morriss, Executive Producer, Morriss Entertainment: 205-612-1215, [email protected] Charles Scribner, Executive Director, Black Warrior Riverkeeper: 205-458-0095, [email protected] Myra Crawford, Executive Director, Cahaba Riverkeeper: 205-410-7163, [email protected] Justinn Overton, Executive Director, Coosa Riverkeeper: 205-981-6565, [email protected] Taylor Lander, Good […]

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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 […]

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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 currently accepting public comments concerning 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 […]

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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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Maintaining Our Momentum | 11/27/2018

Dear Black Warrior Riverkeeper supporters, Back in college, I became enamored of Waterkeeper Alliance because it is truly a grassroots movement propelled in each watershed by members: donors and volunteers. Today, I am further convinced that our citizen-based advocacy is needed to protect the Black Warrior River basin and its […]

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