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Waterkeeper Alliance and Upper Neuse Riverkeeper Respond to Duke Energy Cooling Pond Dam Breach of Quaker Neck Lake

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Today, Waterkeeper Alliance and Upper Neuse Riverkeeper are responding to and documenting the breach of a 1.2-billion-gallon cooling pond dam at Duke Energy’s...

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Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeepers Respond to Hurricane Matthew Flooding in North Carolina

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Offering opportunities for aerial flights over impacted areas RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA — As treacherous floods continue to devastate North Carolina...

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Pipeline Protests: Many Tools, One United Goal

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Written by Natalie Jensen, Legal Intern, Clean and Safe Energy Campaign After years of growth amidst opposition from concerned citizens, fossil fuel pipeline...

Inspiration In The Year Of The Monkey

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Earlier this month, Waterkeeper Alliance’s Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Sharon Khan, and I traveled to remote Ladakh, India in the northern reaches of...

Judge Finds Taylor Energy Improperly Limited Third-Party Review of Information Surrounding Ongoing Oil Spill

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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As oil slick appears to grow larger, company violates terms of settlement agreement NEW ORLEANS, LA — September 22, 2016 — United States District...

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Unquiet Flows the Mahanadi

  • By: Ranjan Panda
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Ranjan Panda in the Mahanadi River Waterkeeper, based in Odisha, India. India’s Mahanadi River Waterkeeper Ranjan Panda has started an initiative to...

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Taylor Energy: Still Leaking Oil and Still Secretive

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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As oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico appears to intensify, Taylor Energy breaches terms of its settlement agreement. Despite signing a settlement agreement...

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Free the Snake River, Remove the Dams

  • By: Gary Wockner
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Gary Wockner, EcoWatch Reposted with permission from EcoWatch. Buck Ryan, the Snake River Waterkeeper, put it this way, “Removing hydroelectric dams...

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Waterkeepers and the Planet at the Crossroads – IUCN World Congress 2016

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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From September 1 to 10, 2016, more than 6,000 people from around the world – representing non-profits, indigenous groups, government, academia, and...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Applauds Norway’s Decision to Dump Duke Energy Stocks

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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NEW YORK, NY — September 7, 2016 — Today Norway’s central bank announced that the Norwegian Government’s Pension Fund, worth $900 billion,...

Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Desecration of Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Sacred Sites by Dakota Access Pipeline

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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NEW YORK, NY — September 6, 2016 —  This past Saturday, Energy Transfer Partners bulldozed historically and culturally significant Standing...

North Carolina Hog CAFOs Dumping Waste in Advance of Tropical Storm Hermine

  • By: Christian Breen
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Cape Fear Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance Document Violations at roughly 30 CAFOs WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA – September 2, 2016 – On Thursday,...

Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Waterkeepers Worldwide Stand in Solidarity with Sioux Nation to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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NEW YORK, NY — Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., Waterkeeper Alliance, and 93 Waterkeeper organizations worldwide sent a letter to Standing Rock Sioux tribal leaders...

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Testing for Pollution on Climate Stressed Rivers in Ladakh

  • By: Sharon Khan
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This piece was co-written with Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper, and Christine Ellis, Waccamaw Riverkeeper. By July 19, after days of traveling, our...

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An Exciting Patrol on Dongting Lake

  • By: Min Zheng
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On my last visit to China in April 2016, I went on a night patrol with Dongting Lake Waterkeeper DaMing He, aka Brother Ming, on Dongting Lake, a large,...

U.S. EPA Proposes First-Time Measures to Restrict the use of Coal Tar Sealants

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Groups call for complete ban on toxic substance that poisons ecosystems nationwide NEW YORK, NY – August 22, 2016 – Waterkeeper Alliance, Conservation...

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Deadly Coal Pits of Samarinda

  • By: Paul Winn
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Samarinda is the capital city of the East Kalimantan Province of Indonesia, on the island of Borneo.  The city has a rich cultural heritage, warm generous...

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Ban Oil Trains For Good

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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This post, “Ban Oil Trains For Good,” originally appeared on The Huffington Post, August 11, 2016. Just a little over two months ago, a disastrous...

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Bidding Farewell To Our Summer Interns

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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One of the most exciting things about summer at Waterkeeper Alliance headquarters is the team of interns that we bring on board to learn about the work...

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Waterkeeper Alliance Investigates Coal Pollution Spill at Cliffside Power Plant

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Cleveland County, NC — Waterkeeper Alliance and Broad River Alliance, a Waterkeeper Alliance and MountainTrue Affiliate, responded yesterday to a...

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At the Sacred Rooftop of the World with Himalayan Glacier Waterkeeper

  • By: Sharon Khan
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This piece was co-written with Cheryl Nenn, Milwaukee Riverkeeper. Flying over some of the world’s most spectacular and impossible mountain terrain,...

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A Clean Water Initiative for the Himalayas – The Third Pole

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Waterkeeper Alliance, in partnership with Live to Love International and Himalayan Glacier Waterkeeper, founded by His Holiness Gyalwang Drukpa, head of...

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What’s Up With The Algae Bloom That Led To Florida’s State of Emergency?

  • By: Rachel Silverstein
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Rachel Silverstein is the Executive Director & Waterkeeper of Miami Waterkeeper. This post originally appeared on Miami Waterkeeper’s blog. The...

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Waterkeepers Respond to California Oil Spills

  • By: Donna Lisenby
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Sea level rise, super storms and ever more deadly fire seasons are increasing as climate change tightens its grip on communities around the globe. Oil...

Fields of Filth: Landmark Report Maps Feces-Laden Hog and Chicken Operations in North Carolina

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Waterkeeper Alliance, North Carolina Riverkeeper organizations and Environmental Working Group collaborate on unprecedented GIS initiative showing the...

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Sixth Annual “Celebrate the River” Student Art Contest Held at the Americana Hotel in Nogales, AZ

  • By: Blue Evening Star
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The Sixth Annual “Celebrate the River” Student Art Contest was a huge success! Hosted by Friends of the Santa Cruz River, a Waterkeeper Alliance Affiliate...

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Remando Juntos

  • By: Benjamin Webb
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Marañón Waterkeeper is paddling to save the source of the Amazon from 20 massive hydro dams. The strongest movements start with people, whether they...

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“Luck” Is Not An Oil Train Disaster Plan

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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On Friday, June 3, a train carrying Bakken crude oil, which was fracked in North Dakota and bound for a refinery in Puget Sound, derailed and exploded...

Waterkeeper Alliance and iSow Announce Strategic Partnership

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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Waterkeeper Alliance and iSow today announced their strategic partnership, bringing together the largest and fastest growing nonprofit solely focused...

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Waterkeepers Bangladesh and London Waterkeeper Partnership Launched

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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On the fourth day of the 2016 Waterkeeper Alliance global conference, Buriganga Riverkeeper, Surma River Waterkeeper, Khowai River Waterkeeper and London...