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Saving The St. Lawrence

  • By: Lee Willbanks
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This post originally appeared on AmericanRivers.org, as part of their America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series spotlighting the St. Lawrence River....

SweetWater Brewing Company To Give $100,000 For Clean Water Initiatives

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Save Our Water Campaign to Generate $100,000 in Matching Funds for $200,000+ Total ATLANTA – SweetWater Brewing Company is broadening its annual Save...

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Miles Offshore With Nowhere To Hide

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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On Thursday, May 12, an estimated 88,000 gallons of oil leaked from a pipeline leading to a Shell platform 97 miles off the coast of Louisiana was detected...

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Court voids discharge permit for proposed Big Box store

  • By: Michael Howell
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On Monday, May 16, Helena District Court Judge Mike Menahan ruled in favor of the non-profit organizations Bitterrooters for Planning (BfP) and Bitterroot...

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Keeping the Magic of the Bahamas

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Growing up in landlocked Pennsylvania, I always was enamored with the marine environment.  The Bahamas in my mind were a magical and mythical archipelago...

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Toxic Legacy: Monsanto and PCB Contamination

  • By: Kelly Foster
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“But, the most important thing about PCB’s … is that we have identified a mad dog—a known bad actor in the case of PCB. There is no doubt...

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First Criminal Axe Falls on Flint: Three Government Workers Charged in Toxic Lead Cover-Up

  • By: Daniel E. Estrin
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News broke yesterday that criminal charges have been filed against three government workers who allegedly concealed and/or conspired to hide the extent...

Wabash Riverkeeper Update on Diesel Spill

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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** Video of plume much farther upstream than indicated by Marathon, available here. Plume still visible near the leak as of Tuesday evening LAFAYETTE,...

Wabash Riverkeeper Responds to Diesel Spill

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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On the scene to assess damage to Wabash River LAFAYETTE, IN — April 19, 2016 — Wabash Riverkeeper, a Waterkeeper organization, arrived on the...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 6th Annual SPLASH Event Series, Presented Nationally by Toyota

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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...

UN Report Distances Large Dams from Renewables Category

  • By: Patricio Segura
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Patricio Segura is a Chilean journalist from Patagonia, a member of the Patagonian Defense Council, and President of the Corporación Privada para el...

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Waterkeeper Alliance and Partners Call for Investigation into Safety of North Carolina Drinking Water Wells

  • By: Pete Harrison
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On April 1 the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), under the leadership of Governor Pat McCrory, submitted a report to the North...

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At Least Four Dead at Bangladesh Coal Plant Protest

  • By: Donna Lisenby
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Yesterday at least four people were gunned down and killed as they gathered to protest construction of a coal plant in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Sadly this...

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6th Annual SPLASH Event Series, Presented Nationally by Toyota

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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We’re thrilled to announce the locations of our 6th Annual SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota!   SPLASH events will take...

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Are You Ready to #LOLforH2O?

  • By: Mary Beth Postman
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Comedians have a unique way of making us laugh even when talking about serious topics.  Every day the news is flooded with reports of dangerous water...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Urges Governor McCrory to Repeal House Bill 2

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Waterkeeper Alliance and Waterkeepers Carolina are urging Governor McCrory to repeal the House Bill 2 legislation he signed on March 23, which overturns...

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New York’s Ban on Fracking Doesn’t Go Far Enough

  • By: Joseph Campbell
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Joseph Campbell is the Principal at Seneca Lake Guardian, A Waterkeeper Affiliate. New York State banned fracking, a dangerous form of drilling for methane...

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Cool Globes For Positive Change

  • By: Guest Contributor
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Have you ever wanted own a piece of climate AND art history? Now’s your chance. Inspired by a commitment made at the Clinton Global Initiative,...

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Uncovering One of the Worst CAFO Polluters in Hominy Valley

  • By: Hartwell Carson
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For months, French Broad Riverkeeper volunteers took samples to be tested for E. coli bacteria in the water along the Hominy Creek Greenway, a popular...

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Coal Ash Units at Duke Energy Allen Steam Station Are Not “Low Priority”

  • By: Pete Harrison
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My name is Peter Harrison, I am a resident of Durham, NC, and I am an attorney for Waterkeeper Alliance. My comments tonight will focus on the right of...

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Statement by Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. on the Assassinations of Berta Cáceres and Nelson Garcia

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Waterkeeper Alliance President Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. joined with 118 Waterkeeper organizations across the globe today in urging the U.S. Department of...

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DEQ In Bed With Big Pig

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Groups Call on EPA to Move Forward with Investigation and Enforce Civil Rights Act RALEIGH, N.C. – March 7, 2016 – Community and environmental groups...

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McCrory Administration’s Coal Ash Headline Is Deceptive

  • By: Pete Harrison
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On Friday the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality issued a press release titled, “McCrory administration issues coal ash violations...

Progress on Oil Trains and Rail Bridges Chugging Along

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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Concerns highlighted in report vindicated Five months after we released Deadly Crossing, a report highlighting the troubling state of rail bridge safety...

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MATs Rule Will Protect Waterways and Lives

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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We applaud the Supreme Court’s denial of a request for an emergency stay of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Mercury and Air Toxics (MATs)...

Asheville to Lomé: Making Connections Around the World

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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The new issue of of Waterkeeper magazine very quickly has become my favorite issue for many reasons, particularly because our team recorded a group of...

UPDATE: Black River Still at Risk, Hog Industry Still Peddling Deception

  • By: Kemp Burdette
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About a month ago, I took a trip out to the Black River basin after seeing television ads paid for by the hog industry that talk about how the Black River...

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Stoops Creek Spill Update from Congaree Riverkeeper

  • By: Guest Contributor
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On the morning of Wednesday, February 17th while collecting water quality samples, Congaree Riverkeeper discovered a broken force main (large pressurized...

SXSW Eco Announces Keynote Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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SXSW Eco is proud to announce our 2016 inaugural keynote speaker, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., President of Waterkeeper Alliance, the fastest-growing global...

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Health of the Black River at Risk

  • By: Gray Jernigan
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Further Water Sampling Exceeds State Safety Levels Again SAMPSON COUNTY — Additional testing conducted by Waterkeeper Alliance and Cape Fear River...

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