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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...

Picture Perfect Day at Liberty State Park

  • By: Sandra Meola - NY/NJ Baykeeper
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New Jersey is the most densely populated state in our country, which makes preserving our green open spaces even more important. Jersey City, NJ is home...

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As Part of BLM Fossil Fuel Auction Protest, Author Terry Tempest Williams Buys Parcels

  • By: Lesley Adams
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Large-Scale Protest and Activism by Prominent Author Ups the Ante on “Keep it in the Ground” Activism This morning, over 100 local activists protested...

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Gov. Brown’s Cozy Ties to Oil & Gas Is a Threat to California’s Coast and Democracy

  • By: Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.
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Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. | EcoWatch  This piece originally appeared on EcoWatch. Gov. Jerry Brown has been quietly maneuvering to oust the California Coastal...

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Title VI Must Protect People, Not Corporations

  • By: Gray Jernigan
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Since the passage of the Civil Rights Act in 1964, our federal government has had the great responsibility of protecting historically marginalized individuals...

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Keep It Clean: A Live Comedy Benefit

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Join us in Los Angeles at the Avalon Hollywood on April 21 for our second annual Keep it Clean comedy benefit for Waterkeeper Alliance! This hilarious night...

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Statement of Peter A. Harrison to the United States Commission on Civil Rights


Good afternoon and thank you for the opportunity to address the United States Commission on Civil Rights today. My name is Peter Harrison and I am an...

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The Black River Is Not “Pristine”

  • By: Kemp Burdette
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On Friday, January 22nd, I woke up to learn of an advertisement that was making the rounds that was attempting to discredit environmental groups like mine...

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Hog Industry’s Assertion that Black River is Clean Doesn’t Stand Up to Scrutiny

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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100% of Water From Black River Sampled Exceeded State Safety Levels RALEIGH — Waterkeeper Alliance and Cape Fear River Watch, a Waterkeeper Organization,...

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An Act of God: Taylor Energy’s Fatalistic Fairytale

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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On January 20, 2016, Taylor Energy held a public forum on the ongoing oil leak at its wells in the Gulf of Mexico. Lest anyone think that Taylor Energy...

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“Coal Ash Stories” Goes To Florida

  • By: Guest Contributor
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Imagine being afraid to drink your water, take a bath, fish, or farm. Toxic coal ash stored across Florida poses exactly these risks and many others to...

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Word of the Day: Chutzpah

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Word of the day:  Chutzpah – shameless audacity.  Examples of the word of the day in use: In the Gulf of Mexico, a Taylor Energy well has been...

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Confronting North America’s largest oil terminal proposal

  • By: Bart Mihailovich
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Close to 500 concerned citizens packed a public events center in Spokane Valley, Washington on Thursday evening taking part in a public hearing process...

USRowing and Waterkeeper Alliance Launch “Row for Clean Water” Initiative

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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PRINCETON, NJ and NEW YORK, NY – USRowing and Waterkeeper Alliance today announced the launch of “Row for Clean Water,” a joint initiative to promote...

Murphy-Brown Faces New Legal Challenge after Ignoring Agreement to Clean Up Hog Farm Contamination

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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CHAPEL HILL, NC –Conservation groups filed a motion in federal court seeking to require Murphy-Brown to comply with a 2006 agreement to clean up groundwater...

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USGS Study Shows That Pollution from Hog and Poultry Operations has Significant Impacts on North Carolina’s Waterways

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Today, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) released a thorough, multi-year study addressing impacts from concentrated animal feeding operations...

Santa Barbara Channelkeeper Statement on May 19 Oil Spill at Refugio

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Tuesday, May 19, 2015 – Santa Barbara, CA – In the wake of today’s oil spill, where a pipeline ruptured and spilled an estimated 21,000...

Waterkeeper Alliance Announces 5th Annual SPLASH Series, Presented by Toyota

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Thousands of Americans Swim, Paddle and Clean Up Their Local Waterways to Celebrate the Importance of Clean Water Nationwide NEW YORK, NEW YORK – April...

New Belgium Brewing’s Summer Seasonal, Skinny Dip, Takes the Plunge for Water Advocacy

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Light in calories, Skinny Dip offers a refreshing and sunny flavor, guilt-free  Ft. Collins, Colo., April 13, 2015 – Skinny Dip, New Belgium Brewing’s...

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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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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...

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