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Tell EPA: Keep Mercury Limits Strong


Thanks to air emissions standards created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act in 2011, important progress in reducing...

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Clean Water Act Rollbacks Further Expose Greater Houston to Flooding


As Houston grows, the city and its suburbs are devouring its wetlands. Building subdivisions on top of wetlands has made the nation’s fourth-largest...

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Protect Puget Sound Against Clean Water Act Rollbacks


By Chris Wilke, Puget Soundkeeper & Executive Director The waters of Puget Sound aren’t just my profession, or my passion—they are my life. And...

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Stand up for Colorado Waters


By Boulder Waterkeeper Ted Ross Colorado is one of two headwater states in the United States where all the flowing fresh water originates as precipitation....

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Help Ban the Plastic Bag in New York

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By Jeremy Cherson, Legislative Advocacy Manager at Riverkeeper. Reposted with permission from Riverkeeper. Let’s do this right; ask your reps to...

Statement of Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler to EPA on Redefining Waters of the U.S.


Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels, Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler, and Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz braved icy roads to testify in...

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Defend Missouri’s Maramec Spring Against Clean Water Act Rollbacks


Maramec Spring is the center of a popular Missouri park, with 1,860 acres of forests and fields, and a well-attended annual Kids’ Fishing Day, where...

Act Now – Don’t Let Trump Give Our Public Lands to Big Oil’s Bernhardt


UPDATE: A Senate vote to confirm David Bernhardt for Secretary of Interior could happen as soon as Wednesday, April 10 or Thursday, April 11. ACT NOW and...

Statement of Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz to EPA on Redefining Waters of the U.S.

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Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels (left), Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler, and Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz (right) braved icy roads...

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Act Now to Save Montana’s Big Hole


The Big Hole is movie beautiful, running 155 miles from headwaters in Southwest Montana’s Beaverhead Range down the verdant Big Hole Valley, tumbling...

We Can’t Afford to Lose the Clean Water Act

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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In 1972, waterways in the United States were severely polluted and dangerous. Rivers caught on fire, communities were sickened, and wildlife disappeared....

Tell Congress: Take Action on Deadly Algal Blooms


Red tide off Florida has turned beaches into morgues, as scores of dead fish and rotting corpses of marine mammals litter shores. Please call your Representatives...

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Stand up for states’ right to protect water quality!


Bill S. 3303 would significantly limit the power of states to deny projects that would have severe environmental impacts on water quality. Please call...

Tell Congress: Put a Stop to Toxic Algae | Dive Into Democracy


Our waterways are being smothered and poisoned by toxic, green slime. All around the U.S., runaway algae growth caused by water pollution is threatening...

Don’t Let CAFOs Hide Their Pollution | Dive Into Democracy

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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A few weeks ago, the Senate’s Committee on Environment and Public Works held a hearing on the “Agriculture Creates Real Employment (ACRE) Act” (S....

Plastic is Poisoning Our Planet | Dive Into Democracy


Plastic is poisoning our planet, but there are actions you can take to reduce your impact Earth Day is on April 22 and this year’s theme is “End Plastic...

Stop EPA from Eliminating Protections Against Toxic Coal Ash | Dive Into Democracy


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is attempting to roll back important public protections from coal ash, a toxic waste that contaminates water...

Congress sold out rural citizens and their communities | Dive Into Democracy


On Friday, the President signed into law the fiscal year 2018 spending package, narrowly avoiding another government shutdown. The package does not include...

Tell Congress: No free pass for CAFOs | Dive Into Democracy

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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Today, the vast majority of our meat comes from enormous “Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations” (CAFOs), which often raise thousands of animals in...

URGENT ACTION: Don’t let the timber industry capitalize on disaster | Dive Into Democracy

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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Save our national forests — clear-cutting is not the answer to wildfires. This Wednesday, the House of Representatives will vote on H.R. 2936, the “Resilient...

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The Largest Source of Toxic Water Pollution | Dive Into Democracy

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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Every year, over 2 billion pounds of pollutants are dumped into our waterways by power plants – the largest source of toxic water pollution in our...

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Dive Into Democracy | Week of 3.13.17

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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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. Want...