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Waterkeeper Alliance Responds to Dire IPCC Report on Climate Crisis

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report released earlier today brings a dire warning: climate change is accelerating and aggressive...

Two Inches Of Rain Was All It Took

Two inches of rain was all it took to send three million gallons of hog feces and urine coursing from Sampson County’s B&L Farms to Starlins Swamp,...

Hog and Poultry Waste Threat in N.C. Has Gotten Worse Since Hurricane Florence

North Carolina’s industrial meat operations pose a greater environmental threat today than they did when Hurricane Florence hit the state in 2018. And...

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Last Chance for Lighthouse Point campaign announces relaunch six weeks after Hurricane Dorian

  • By: Waterkeeper Alliance
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On July 15, 2019, five leading Bahamian environmental groups — the Bahamas Reef Environment Education Foundation, Save the Bays, ReEarth, EARTHCARE,...

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Mitigate Oil Pollution

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Save the Bays. Reposted with permission from Save the Bays As our islands become more populated, the demand for energy increases, however, this should...

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Bringing Sampling Equipment — And Moral Support — to the Bahamas, After Dorian

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Christian Breen, Waterkeeper Alliance field investigator, and Pete Nichols, Waterkeeper’s organizing director, spent five days in late September assisting...


Bayou City Waterkeeper Advocates for Flood Planning “Rooted in Equity”

  • By: Julia Widmann
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In Houston, residents already feel the climate crisis’ impact. The low-lying city faces threats of sea level rise, storms of increasing strength and...


Aerial Photographs of Flooded Infrastructure in the St. Louis Region

  • By: Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper
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By Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels. Republished with permission from Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel...

Floods and Frustration: The New Normal in Kansas

  • By: Julia Widmann
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NOTE: As of Friday, May 31st, officials warned of a potential evacuation for the town of Manhattan, Kansas, because of elevated levels at the Tuttle Creek...