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We deserve a voice on our public lands!

  • By: Larissa Liebmann
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Public lands are required to be managed by the federal government to benefit the United States public as a whole, ideally in a way that protects those...

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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...

Stop EPA’s Latest Assault on Our Health and Our Planet: Oppose Weakening of EPA’s Methane Rule

Responding to pressure from the White House and the fossil fuel industry, EPA is putting protection of our health and our planet on the chopping block...

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Just Weeks Left to Stop the Biggest Climate Disaster on the Columbia River

  • By: Columbia Riverkeeper
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By Kate Murphy, community organizer at Columbia Riverkeeper Meet Dylan Haviv. He’s a 10-year-old climate activist who wants Washington state to stop...

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Stop the Spread of Coal Ash Contamination!

The Trump administration’s weakening of public protections from coal pollution is not saving the dying coal industry and has done nothing to help struggling...

Oklahoma Floods: A Reminder of How the State Abdicated its Duty to Protect Us

  • By: Grand Riverkeeper
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By Earl Hatley, Grand Riverkeeper at Local Environmental Action Demanded (“LEAD Agency”) Widespread flooding in Oklahoma in late May served as a reminder...

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Groups Announce Historic Coal Ash Cleanup Agreement with Brunner Island

Brunner Island Power Plant Owners Agree to $1 Million Penalty, Largest Ever Assessed in PA for Coal Ash Pollution Four environmental groups today announced...

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Call for our Coasts and Climate

In early 2018, the Trump administration announced plans to expand the areas open to offshore drilling. These plans would increase drilling in the Gulf...

FERC releases DEIS for Jordan Cove LNG export in southern Oregon

Put an End to Oregon’s Largest Greenhouse Gas Emitter

For over a decade, communities and groups like Rogue Riverkeeper in Oregon have been fighting a proposal for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility...


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...

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10 Big Local Wins Against Dirty Energy

Waterkeepers around the world fight for clean water. As Waterkeeper Alliance turns 20, we’re looking at some of their biggest wins. These fights are...

Lawsuit Challenges Trump Administration Approval of Massive Utah Oil Shale Development

Water-sucking Project Threatens Endangered Species, Climate, Air Quality Conservation groups today sued the Trump administration to challenge what would...

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Groups Move to Defend N.C. Order that Duke Energy Must Clean Up Coal Ash Pollution at Six Sites

Duke’s Refusal Follows Years of Public Outcry, Pollution, Crimes & Spills Community groups represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center moved...

Save Alaskan Salmon: Say No to Pebble Mine

UPDATE: The deadline to comment has been extended to July 1, 2019. Waterkeeper Alliance has its roots in fishermen banding together fighting to protect...

On Earth Day, Rep. Huffman Introduces Bill to Clean Up Postal Service Trucks

Representative Jared Huffman (D-San Rafael) today introduced the Federal Leadership in Energy Efficient Transportation (FLEET) Act of 2019, legislation...

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Federal Appeals Court Orders EPA to Strengthen Rule on Toxic Wastewater from Power Plants

EPA must update guidelines for reducing toxic wastewater pollution from steam-electric power plants Siding with environmentalists, the U.S. Court of Appeals...


N.C. Coal Ash Victory: State-Level Peer Pressure

Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones was standing before a packed gym of angry people in January, asking North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality...

North Carolina Orders Duke Energy to Clean Up its Coal Ash Pollution

Decision Follows Years of Public Outcry, Pollution, Crimes & Spills After hundreds of North Carolina residents came out to meetings and called for...

Gunpowder Riverkeeper, Blue Water Baltimore, Essex Middle River Civic Council Concerned about ‘Repowering’ of Maryland CP Crane facility

  • By: Guest Contributor
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By Gunpowder Riverkeeper and Waterkeeper Alliance Organizer Malaika Elias Gunpowder Riverkeeper has been asking for transparency regarding the Maryland...

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20 Years of Clean Water Wins

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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Today, on World Water Day, I can’t help but reflect on the billions of people around the world without access to clean and safe water. But there’s...

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Tell EPA: Keep Mercury Limits Strong

Thanks to air emissions standards created by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under the Clean Air Act in 2011, important progress in reducing...

20 Years of Water Protection and Counting – Waterkeeper Alliance Targets Clean Water Growth Plan to Protect Waterways Worldwide

Network of clean water advocates protect more than 2.5 million square miles of waterways across globe to ensure clean drinking water and safe water access...

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The Green New Deal: What Does it Mean for Water?

  • By: Marc Yaggi
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By Marc Yaggi and Gabrielle Segal With 2018 being the fourth-hottest year on record, and 18 of the 19 warmest years on record having occurred since 2001,...


Idaho’s Lake Pend Oreille at Risk of Hazardous Material Train Derailment

  • By: Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper
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By Sharon Bosley, Communications Associate, Lake Pend Oreille Waterkeeper Lake Pend Oreille is the fifth deepest lake in the United States and one of the...

Stop EPA from Eliminating Protections Against Toxic Coal Ash | Dive Into Democracy

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is attempting to roll back important public protections from coal ash, a toxic waste that contaminates water...

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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...