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Coalition Goes to Court to Protect Communities from Hazardous Pollution Generated by CAFOs

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EPA’s actions unlawfully deny communities and emergency responders crucial information on pollution from CAFOs WASHINGTON (April 15, 2015) – Earthjustice...

Waterkeeper Alliance Launches Cutting-Edge Billboard Campaign to Raise Awareness about Industrial Hog Pollution in North Carolina

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Urges communities to fight for their waterways and environment Raleigh, North Carolina – April 8, 2015 – Waterkeeper Alliance has launched a billboard...

No Water Means No Paddling… And No Beer

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BOTE Boards and SweetWater Brewing Company collaborate to support Waterkeeper® Alliance BOTE™ Boards and SweetWater Brewing Company have teamed up to...

Every Day is World Water Day

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Recently in Selma, Alabama, President Obama remarked that while the United States has made strides in overcoming racial inequality, we still have a long...

Study Shows That Pollution from Hog and Poultry Operations is in North Carolina’s Waterways

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Cooperative Study by DENR and USGS Found Significant Water Quality Impacts Raleigh, North Carolina – March 19, 2015 – Dr. Stephen Harden with the United...

Waterkeeper Alliance Supports NYC Carryout Bag Bill

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Waterkeeper Alliance has joined 70 organizations in support of the NYC Carryout Bag Bill. The following letter was submitted to Mayor Bill de Blasio on...

EPA Launches Investigation of North Carolina for Civil Rights Violations

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Groups allege State’s lax regulation of hog operations has disproportionate impact on communities of color  WASHINGTON, DC—February 25, 2015 – Late...

ExxonMobil Refinery Explosion in Torrance, CA Serves as a Warning to Communities Poised to Experience Expansions of Oil Extraction, Processing and Transporting

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LA Waterkeeper urges state and local officials to protect Los Angeles communities from the dangerous threats of oil February 19, 2015 – New York,...

Duke Energy’s $100 Million Proposed Settlement With Federal Government Just the Beginning of Legal Coal Ash Liabilities

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New York, NY — February 19, 2015 — Waterkeeper Alliance responded today to an announcement that Duke Energy—the nation’s largest private...

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Boots on the Ground: The Best Solution to Disaster Response on Our Waterways

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By Marc Yaggi This article originally appeared in Truthout on December 18,2014. Copyright, Truthout.org. Reprinted with permission. Disasters on our waterways...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Launches Crowdfunding Initiative to Grow Rapid Response Network

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Waterkeeper Alliance Launches Crowdfunding Initiative to Grow Rapid Response Network Organization’s innovative protocol key to successful remediation...

City of Santa Monica Takes “Dirty Car Pledge” to Help Fight the Drought

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City of Santa Monica Takes ‘Dirty Car Pledge’ to Help Fight the Drought City Joins Los Angeles Waterkeeper’s Campaign to ‘Go Dirty for the Drought’...

Tijuana Waterkeeper Margarita Diaz

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Tijuana Waterkeeper Margarita Diaz is working to protect the Tijuana River Watershed (TRW), which straddles the U.S./Mexico border and is home to more...

Community Groups Petition EPA for Hog Waste Civil Rights Violations

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Decade-long struggle with North Carolina over public health shifts to the EPA as community groups state lax oversight of hog operations violates civil...

People’s Climate March

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We will be meeting at 72nd and Central Park West for the People’s Climate March. Wear blue and join us! On Sunday, September 21, world leaders will...

Swimmable Water Weekend 2014

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We have just enjoyed another successful “Swimmable Water Weekend 2014” with a record number of Swimmable Water Challenge participants who took...

Celebrating Waterkeeper Alliance’s 15th Anniversary

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Waterkeeper Alliance staff joined Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. as we rang in the NASDAQ opening bell to celebrate our 15th Anniversary. Mr. Kennedy took the...

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4th Annual SPLASH Event Series Kickoff

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 Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 4th Annual SPLASH Series, Presented by Toyota Thousands of Americans Swim, Paddle and Clean Up Their Local Waterways To...

Community Rally in Eden for Dan River

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Picnic for the Dan River: Eden community rallies after coal ash spill for World Water Day   Eden, NC  — Speakers, residents and clean water...

Response to PED Virus Inadequate

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North Carolina Commissioner of Agriculture to Take Action on Carcass Disposal from Deadly PED Hog Virus Commissioner Troxler’s Response to Inquiry on...

Groups Target Illegal Swine Waste Discharges

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March 14, 2014 Groups Take Aim at Wendell Murphy, Jr. and Murphy-Brown, for Illegal Swine Waste Discharges at Stantonsburg Facility Swine waste is commonly...

Potential Impact of PED Outbreak on Human Health

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New Video Shows Potential Impact of PED Outbreak on Human Health; Waterkeepers Ask N.C. Commissioner of Agriculture to Take Action on Hog Deaths, and...

Third Worst Coal Ash Spill in US History

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Duke Energy Responsible for Third Worst Coal Spill in US History Waterkeepers Call for Closure of Toxic Coal Ash Waste Impoundments Eden, NC – Another...

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Waterkeepers Seek to Stop Illegal Swine Waste Pollution

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Community Advocates Seek to Stop Illegal Swine Waste Pollution in North Carolina Neuse Riverkeeper Foundation and Waterkeeper Alliance Notify North Carolina...

Environmental Groups React to West Virginia Factory Farm Decision

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Today a federal district court in West Virginia ruled that pollutants carried by rain from the farmyard of an industrial poultry facility are not subject...

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Waterkeeper movement thrives from Maine to Nepal, says Joe Payne

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YARMOUTH — For 22 years, Joe Payne has patrolled the waters of Casco Bay, Maine improving water quality, restoring clam flats, protecting young lobsters...