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Testing for Pollution on Climate Stressed Rivers in Ladakh

This piece was co-written with Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and Christine Ellis, Waccamaw Riverkeeper. By July 19, after days of traveling, our team had all arrived in Ladakh, India, tired but excited to train a growing network of Waterkeepers in the Himalayas.  This Waterkeeper training was part of Waterkeeper Alliance’s Himalayan Water Project, in partnership ...

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An Exciting Patrol on Dongting Lake

On my last visit to China in April 2016, I went on a night patrol with Dongting Lake Waterkeeper DaMing He, aka Brother Ming, on Dongting Lake, a large, shallow lake in northeastern Hunan Province that is the birthplace of the dragon boat race, and home to the endangered finless porpoise. Brother Ming is a ...


U.S. EPA Proposes First-Time Measures to Restrict the use of Coal Tar Sealants

Groups call for complete ban on toxic substance that poisons ecosystems nationwide NEW YORK, NY – August 22, 2016 – Waterkeeper Alliance, Conservation Law Foundation, Our Children’s Earth Foundation, and Puget Soundkeeper commend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for taking the first federal measures to restrict the use of coal tar sealants in the United ...

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