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Crestwood South Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to protect Birmingham’s Drinking Water (3/29/2016)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/CrestwoodSouthShepherdBendResolution.pdf

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s letter to Dr. Stuart Bell, new President of The University of Alabama (6/18/2015)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ScribnerLetterToBell_6.18.2015.pdf

Rojo letter to Chancellor Witt urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (4/30/2015)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/RojoLetterToUAonShepherdBend.pdf

Oak Grove Park Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (2/9/2015)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/OakRidgeParkResolution.pdf

Warrior City Council Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (12/15/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/WarriorCityCouncilResolution.pdf

Norwood Neighborhood Association Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (11/24/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/NorwoodNeighborhoodShepherdBendResolution.pdf

Charles Scribner’s Shepherd Bend Mine permit comments to ADEM
(8/29/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Scribner.ShepherdBend.ADEM.Comment.8.29.14.pdf

Roebuck / South East Lake Community Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (8/26/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/RoebuckSELCommunityResolution.pdf

Birmingham’s Citizens Advisory Board’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (8/18/2018)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/CAB_ShepherdBend_Resolution.pdf

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s letter to EPA requesting prohibition of the Shepherd Bend Mine under Clean Water Act 404(c) (8/15/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWRkShepherdBend404EPA.pdf

Donald B. Stewart, M.D.’s Open Letter to UA System Trustees (8/15/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/StewartLetterToUATrustees.pdf

South East Lake Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (7/28/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/S.EastLakeN.A.ShepherdBendMine-Resolution_7.28.14.pdf

Roebuck Springs / South Roebuck Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (7/10/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Roebuck.ShepherdBendMine.Resolution.pdf

College Hills Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (6/2/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/CollegeHillsNeighborhoodShepherdBendResolution.pdf

Crestwood North Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (4/28/2014)
https://blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/CrestwoodNorthResolution.pdf

Highland Park Neighborhood Association’s Resolution urging UA to stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (4/8/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Highland_Park_Shepherd_Bend_Resolution.pdf  

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s Shepherd Bend Mine permit comments to ADEM (3/7/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWRk.ShepherdBend.ADEM.Comments3.7.14.pdf

Three top American scientists sent this letter to Alabama Surface Mining Commissioners to support our Lands Unsuitable for Mining Petition. They add that the Shepherd Bend Mine “seems particularly ill advised.” (2/19/2014)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Bernhardt.et.al.to.ASMC.2.19.14.pdf

UAH SGA Resolution urges UA System to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (9/23/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/UAH_SGA_ShepherdBendResolution.pdf

Titusville Community Resolution urges UA to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (5/18/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/TitusvilleCommunityShepherdBendMineResolution.pdf

The Birmingham Water Works Board continues its appeal of the ASMC permit issued to Shepherd Bend LLC, filing a Petition to Review and overturn the ASMC Hearing Officer’s March 2, 2013 decision which uphold the issuance of the permit (3/29/13)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWWB%20Petition%20for%20Review%203-29-13.pdf

Advent Episcopal School’s letter to Dr. Witt urging UA to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (2/22/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/images/BW%20River%20Letter.jpg

YMBC Civic Forum Resolution urging the UA System Trustees to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (2/18/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/YMBC%20Shephard%20Bend%20Resolution.pdf

UAB Public Health Students Association Resolution urging the UA System Trustees to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (2/13/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/UAB_PHSA_ShepherdBendResolution.pdf

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s letter to new UAB President, Ray Watts, MD.  (2/13/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ScribnerLetterToWatts_2.13.13.pdf

Forest Park / South Avondale Neighborhood Association Resolution urging the UA System to Stop the Shepherd Bend Mine (2/5/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Forest_Park_Shepherd_Bend_Resolution.pdf

On January 31, Black Warrior Riverkeeper  made its public case to designate the lands around the BWWB’s drinking water intake as unsuitable for mining by filing these detailed comments
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Black%20Warrior%20Riverkeeper%27s%20ASMC%20Petition%20Comments%20January%2031,%202013.pdf

Birmingham Water Works Board’s Intervention and Petition to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/31/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWWB%20LUM%20Intervention%20and%20Petition.pdf

Birmingham Water Works Board’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/31/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWWB%20LUM%20Letter.pdf

Ruffner Mountain Nature Preserve’s Conservation Land Manager’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/NickBieser-Ruffner.LUMletter-ASMC_1.29.13.pdf

Samford Biologist Dr. Betsy Dobbins’ Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Dobbins_Letter%20to%20ASMC_LUM_Jan%202013.pdf

NewFields Engineer Warner Golden’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/NewFields%20Letter%20LUM%20Jan%2025%202013.pdf

Wastewater/Water Treatment Operations Manager Kevin Begin’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Begin%20LUM%20letter%20to%20ASMC.pdf

UA Chemistry  Professor Shane Street’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/LUM%20BWRk%20Street%2028%20Jan%202013.pdf

UA Biology Professor Art Benke’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/29/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Benke%20LUM%20letter%20to%20ASMC.pdf

Tennessee Aquarium Biologist Dr. Bernard Kuhajda’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/22/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Dr.BernardKuhajda-TNAquarium.LUMletter-ASMC_1.22.13.pdf

UAB Biology Professor Rob Angus’ Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/20/2013):
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Dr.%20Angus%20to%20ASMC%20re%20LUM.pdf

Birmingham Water Works Board webpage with Shepherd Bend Mine opposition information:
https://www.bwwb.org/boardactions

UAB Graduate Student Association Resolution Opposing Shepherd Bend Mine (1/16/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/releases/UAB_GSA_ShepherdBend_Resolution.pdf

UAB Environmental Health Sciences Assistant Professor Dr. Julia Gohlke’s Public Comments to the ASMC regarding Lands Unsuitable for Mining (1/12/2013)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Dr%20JuliaGohlke%20LUM-letter_1%2012%2013.pdf

University of Montevallo SGA Resolution Opposing Shepherd Bend Mine (10/17/12)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Resolution%201213-R-001.pdf

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s open letter to new UA President, Dr. Guy Bailey (7/26/12)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ScribnerLetterToBailey_7.26.12.pdf

Cahaba Brewing Company’s letter to UA, in opposition to the Shepherd Bend Mine (7/24/12)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/CahabaBrewingLetterToUA.pdf

The Episcopal Diocese of Alabama’s Task Force for the Stewardship of Creation sends a Shepherd Bend Mine opposition letter to Dr. Judy Bonner and Dr. Robert Witt (4/5/12)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ShepherdBendTaskForceLetter.pdf

UAB Student Government Association Resolution Opposing Shepherd Bend Mine (2/9/12)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/UAB_USGA_Shepherd_Bend_Resolution.pdf

University of Montevallo Environmental Club 300+ petition signatures and a letter sent to UA (12/6/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/UMEC%20Letter%20to%20Dr.%20Witt.pdf

Birmingham-Southern College’s EnAct sends letter to Dr. Witt opposing Shepherd Bend Mine (12/15/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/EnAct_Letter_to_Dr_Witt.pdf

Dr. Willy Rice, Professor of Law at St. Mary’s University and a UA alumnus, sent a letter to UA System leaders, offering over a million dollars to UA if they will stop Shepherd Bend Mine (11/30/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Dr_Rice_Letter_to_UA.pdf

University of Montevallo Environmental Club’s letter to UA President and Trustees (9/30/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/MontevalloLetterToDrWitt.pdf

NAACP Metro-Birmingham Chapter’s letter opposing the Shepherd Bend Mine (9/2/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/NAACPShepherdBendMineLettertoUA.pdf

Resolution by the Birmingham City Council Opposing Shepherd Bend Mine (3/15/11)
link

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s Open Letter to the UA System (2/16/11)
link

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s letter to the EPA (2/9/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Shepherd%20Bend%20Letter%20to%20EPA%201-9-11.pdf

Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s letter to the UA System Trustees (1/26/11)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Letter%20to%20UA%20System%20Trustees%201-26-11.pdf

ASMC – Permit No. P-3945 (issued 10/19/10)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ASMC%20P3945%20Decision%2010-19-10.pdf

Transcript of ASMC Public Hearing (8/19/10)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/Transcript%20Shepherd%20Bend%20hearing%208.19.10.pdf

Written Comments Received by ASMC (as of August 2010)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/PublicCommentsToASMC.pdf

Birmingham Water Works Board’s Comments to ASMC (7/8/10)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWWB%20comments%20to%20ASMC%207.9.10.pdf

ADEM Permit challenge by BWRk & SELC, including exhibits (12/22/08)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/12.22.08%20ADEM%20Shepherd%20Complaint%20with%20exhibits.pdf

ADEM – NPDES Permit No. AL0079162 (issued 7/21/08)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/ShepherdBendADEMPermit.pdf

Birmingham Water Works Board’s Mulberry Fork Source Water Assessment Program (8/2007)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/BWWB%20Source%20Water%20Assessment%20Program%20Mulberry%20Fork%202007.pdf

Request for Proposals (RFP) from UA System Trustees for mining at Shepherd Bend (4/25/07)
http://www.blackwarriorriver.org/pdf/UAShepherdBendRFP.pdf

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