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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...

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...

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...

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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...

Suit Filed to Protect Colorado River and Prevent Dam Expansion in Boulder County


Conservation Coalition Seeks to Halt Denver Water’s Moffat Project A coalition of conservation groups filed suit today in federal district court seeking...

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Mapping Hurricane Florence


With rivers still rising in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, Catawba Riverkeeper Sam Perkins created this story map to give the public a sense of...

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...

Waterkeeper Fights to Keep Clean Water Act Protections


Waterkeepers challenge industry and Oklahoma AG’s attempts to strip protections from critically important waterways Waterkeeper Alliance, Grand Riverkeeper,...

Coalition Files ‘Notice Of Intent To Sue’ Against Denver Water’s Gross Dam Project


Conservation Coalition Sends ‘Notice Of Intent To Sue’ Alleging Denver Water’s Gross Dam Project Violates Endangered Species Act Yesterday, a coalition...

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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...

Massive Utah Oil Shale Project Threatens Public Health, Water Supply


Conservation groups today formally opposed the Trump administration’s plan to facilitate the first commercial oil shale development in the United States,...

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Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Push to Slash Protections for Waterways, Wetlands


Conservation groups filed a lawsuit today challenging two regulations that weaken Clean Water Act protections for rivers, streams, wetlands, and other...

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...

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...

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Lawsuit Launched to Protect Endangered Species From Trump Administration’s Rollback of Clean Water Protections


Conservation groups filed a formal notice of intent today to sue the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for failing...

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Hydropower is NOT Clean Energy: Dams and Reservoirs are Major Drivers of Climate Change


On November 8, 2017, the House of Representatives approved a bill, H.R. 3043, that defines hydropower as a renewable energy source and fast-tracks the...

Groups File Lawsuit to Stop New Diversion and Protect Flows in Colorado River


Suit seeks to halt Windy Gap Firming Project and force alternatives A coalition of environmental groups today filed a lawsuit in federal court to prevent...

Bayou City Waterkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance Respond to Harvey Devastation


Bayou City Waterkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance are responding to Hurricane Harvey, working to assess the damage the record-breaking storm has brought...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to WOTUS Withdrawal


NEW YORK, NY – Continuing its march toward elimination of key Clean Water Act protections, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today issued...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to President Trump’s Decision to Withdraw from Paris Agreement


President Trump’s decision is divorced from reality and puts the United States on the wrong side of history. NEW YORK, NY – President Trump today...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Submits Comments Opposing EPA Regulatory Rollbacks


Waterkeeper Alliance, along with 121 Waterkeeper Organizations and Affiliates, submitted comments to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) late...

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Environmental Groups to Sue EPA Over Unsafe Waters in New York City


Lax Oversight Allows City and State to Evade Health Protections, Continue Massive Sewer Overflows NEW YORK, NY — A coalition of New York City and regional...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to EPA Regulatory Reform Process


Waterkeeper Alliance sent a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt today requesting an opportunity to discuss...

Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to President Trump’s Executive Order on Climate


Today, President Trump signed an executive order that will have grave climate impacts. The order rolls back many Obama Administration initiatives to curb...

Trump’s Misrepresentation of WOTUS – And Why It Matters


On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to begin a series of actions, long sought by industry, that will allow uncontrolled discharges...

As Okla. Attorney General, EPA Nominee Scott Pruitt Did Nothing to Protect Oklahomans from Toxic Swine Waste


By Kelly Hunter Foster, Waterkeeper Alliance Senior Attorney, Melanie Benesh, EWG and Wicitra Mahotama, EWG Oklahoma has a dangerous and widespread groundwater...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Scott Pruitt’s Confirmation as EPA Administrator


Today, the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Pruitt as Administrator of the U.S. EPA — an agency he has sued 14 times in the past 6 years to block its...

Senate Democrats to Host Panel Discussion on Pruitt Nomination


*MEDIA ADVISORY* Ranking Member Carper, Senate Democrats to Host Panel Discussion on Pruitt Nomination WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following the committee hearing...

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President Trump’s Pipeline Orders Threaten Public Waters


Today, President Trump signed presidential memorandums to advance construction of the Dakota Access and the Keystone XL pipelines that will threaten the...

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