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Dive Into Democracy is Waterkeeper Alliance’s weekly roundup of current attacks on America’s clean water protections and how to take action. Read them here!

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Don’t Give Pipeline Companies A Free Pass | Dive Into Democracy

A month ago, we discussed how oil and gas pipeline construction can be devastating to the environment and communities and can lead to long-lasting damage and the continued risk of spills. We also explained how the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), the federal agency in charge of approving interstate natural gas pipelines, unfairly prioritizes fossil ...


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From Xiang to Yangtze, Watchers of the Chinese Rivers

By Cheng Sun, Xiang River Waterkeeper 2,295 years ago, the patriotic poet Yuan Qu committed suicide by drowning himself in the Miluo River after being unfairly accused of treason. People rushed to search for his body but did so in vain. Fearing the body might be eaten by fish, they tossed rice balls into the ...


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Stop the Fast-Tracking of Dams! | Dive Into Democracy

Threats from the hydropower industry have increased in recent years and right now there are more than 30 bills in Congress that impact how dams are built and regulated on our rivers. While dam owners would like us to believe that hydropower is a “clean” technology, the truth is that dams hurt rivers and the ...


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