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Environmental Groups, Local Crawfish Producers Bring Lawsuit to Challenge East Grand Lake Project in the Atchafalaya Basin


Today, a plaintiff group, including Atchafalaya Basinkeeper, the Louisiana Crawfish Producers Association-West, Healthy Gulf, Sierra Club and its Delta...

Waterkeeper Alliance Senior Attorney to Advise EPA on Clean Water Act Improvements for Animal Feeding Operations 


The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has invited Waterkeeper Alliance’s Senior Attorney Kelly Hunter Foster to serve on its new Animal Agriculture...

Waterkeeper Alliance Offers New Clean Water Podcast, ‘Equity In Every Drop’


To engage new audiences and generate conversations that lead to action, Waterkeeper Alliance has launched a new podcast, Equity In Every Drop. Compelling...

Who Is Waterkeeper: Nelson Brooke, Black Warrior Riverkeeper


Nelson Brooke joined Black Warrior Riverkeeper in Alabama when a friend from elementary school asked if he could help run the nascent organization for...

Lawsuit Launched Over EPA’s Oversight Failure on Dangerous Phosphate Mining Waste


Conservation, public health, and environmental justice organizations notified the Environmental Protection Agency today of their intent to sue the agency...

Waterkeeper Alliance, 110 Organizations Call on EPA to Expand List of Toxic Water Pollutants


Today, Waterkeeper Alliance submitted a letter—signed by 63 local Waterkeeper groups and 47 other conservation organizations—to the U.S. Environmental...

Who Is Waterkeeper: Bruce Reznik, Los Angeles Waterkeeper


Los Angeles Waterkeeper Bruce Reznik grew up in a quiet, residential area of Los Angeles County. As a kid, he can remember seeing signs pointing out the...

New York State Supreme Court Rules NYC Department of Environmental Protection Failed to Report Combined Sewer Overflow Discharges


Recent ruling successfully upholds the public notification process and requires the agency to provide a list of all unreported overflows from the past...