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Business Runs Better on Clean Water

Reposted with permission from Orange County Coastkeeper Blog Coastkeeper works to safeguard Orange County’s 42 miles of coastline and protect its invaluable fishable, swimmable, drinkable and sustainable waters. We are now the region’s principal steward of clean water, using the federal Clean Water Act and California Coastal Act to protect, preserve and restore Orange County’s ...


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Read for the Earth: Wake up Our Love for Nature

By Mei Xue1 and Lan Xiaowen2 of Qiantang River Waterkeeper April 22nd of each year is Earth Day, a festival dedicated to the world’s environmental protection. This internationally recognized day raises the public’s consciousness of existing environmental problems and mobilizes people to participate in the environmental movement. The goal is for people to start to follow a ...


Waterkeeper Splash 2017

Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 7th Annual SPLASH Event Series, Presented Nationally by Toyota

Thousands of Americans celebrate the importance of clean water by getting out on their local waterways to swim, paddle, race, fish and make a SPLASH! NEW YORK, NY – Waterkeeper Alliance, the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused on clean water, today announced the locations of its 7th Annual SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally ...


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Testing the Waters So You Don’t Have To

By London Waterkeeper Theo Thomas The River Thames sometimes meets bathing water quality standards and sometimes it doesn’t. But we don’t know when. London Waterkeeper’s latest project, A Thames Fit To Swim, sees a future where environmental information is made public and river users know when sewage bacteria levels are high. If this goal were ...


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North Sound Baykeeper tours Hangman Creek, Washington’s most polluted stream

By North Sound Baykeeper Lee First Reposted with permission from RE Sources for Sustainable Communities My favorite aspect of being the North Sound Baykeeper is connecting with the Waterkeeper Alliance community, which includes over 315 Waterkeepers around the world. Networking with these water protectors, as well as participating in the Waterkeeper Alliance annual conference, has increased my ...


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Through Wind, Rain and Heat – Waterkeepers March For Climate Justice

On April 29th, 2017, an extraordinary gathering of passionate people emerged in towns and cities across the world to march for climate justice. Over 200,000 marched in Washington, D.C. alone – and tens of thousands marched in 370 sister marches. The climate crisis is a water crisis. Climate change is the biggest challenge our communities ...


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Waterkeepers Gathered to Honor Our Water at the People’s Climate March

By Robin Broder, Waterkeepers Chesapeake Board Member Reposted with permission from Waterkeepers Chesapeake What an amazing weekend in DC! Thanks to the weeks of preparation by local Riverkeepers, artists and spiritual women, the Waterkeeper movement had one of the best presentations at the People’s Climate March. In the weeks before the March, Potomac Riverkeeper Dean ...


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Fighting for the Right to Stop Pollution in the Bay

Reposted with permission from San Francisco Baykeeper Baykeeper is opposing a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Congress that would make it harder for us to protect San Francisco Bay from pollution. The bill, H.R. 1179, weakens a provision of the federal Clean Water Act that Baykeeper has used hundreds of times to prevent polluters ...


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Pollution or Profit? The True Cost of Doing Business

By North Sound Baykeeper Lee First Reposted with permission from Whatcom Watch Online When the pressure is on, we have to increase our resolve to work together to share the land, air, and water we depend on. Industry and environment can and must find a way to thrive simultaneously. One cannot flourish at the expense ...


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Cook Inletkeeper Stands Ground, Wins Against Coal and Gas

Alaska is blessed with wild and spectacular natural amenities, but logging, mining and other extractive industries have long taken a toll on its landscape and waterways. It’s a state where the fossil-fuel industry exercises a lot of power and control. In south-central Alaska, however, Cook Inletkeeper is watching closely, and acting effectively. One of its ...