Waterkeeper Alliance Works to Align Local Waterkeepers with Regional EPA Administrators
As the U.S. celebrates the 49th anniversary of the landmark Clean Water Act (CWA) legislation, Waterkeeper Alliance—a global movement that connects and...
Who is Waterkeeper: Jefferson Currie II, Lumber Riverkeeper
- By: Thomas Hynes
Jeff Currie had only been on the job as Lumber Riverkeeper for a few weeks in 2018 when Hurricane Florence came barreling through North Carolina. The devastating...
Restoring Eroded Farmland through Creative Partnerships
- By: Haw Riverkeeper
By Emily Sutton, the Haw Riverkeeper with Haw River Assembly. Reposted with permission from Haw River Assembly. Controlling Erosion with Mushrooms Saxapahaw,...
EPA Petitioned to Protect Communities, Environment From Radioactive Phosphogypsum Stacks, Wastewater
Conservation and public-health groups petitioned the Environmental Protection Agency today to improve federal oversight of the radioactive waste produced...
It’s time for NC to make a simple, scientific, change to improve its water quality standards
North Carolina is behind Tennessee, South Carolina, Georgia, and Mississippi in water quality standards By Brandon Jones, Catawba Riverkeeper Gov. Roy...
Two Inches Of Rain Was All It Took
- By: Kemp Burdette
- Pure Farms Pure Waters
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,...
Yadkin Riverkeeper on the Clean-Water Reasons to Support Sustainable Farms
- By: Yadkin Riverkeeper
- Pure Farms Pure Waters
By Edgar Miller, Executive Director of Yadkin Riverkeeper The early days of the pandemic brought disturbing, hard-to reconcile, news: On the one hand,...
EWG and Waterkeeper Alliance: Poultry Factory Farms Disproportionately Threaten Black, Native American, and Latino People in North Carolina
113 Million Chickens and Turkeys in Three Eastern Counties Alone The predominantly Black, Native American, and Latino residents of three eastern North...
UPDATE: Exposing Fields of Filth: Factory Farms Disproportionately Threaten Black, Latino, and Native American North Carolinians
By Sarah Graddy, EWG Communications Director; Ellen Simon, Waterkeeper Alliance Advocacy Writer; and Soren Rundquist, EWG Director of Spatial Analysis1...
Waterkeeper Alliance to Appear in The Visionaries Series on PBS
- By: Waterkeeper Alliance
- Press Releases
Waterkeeper Alliance will be profiled in the upcoming season of The Visionaries, the award-winning public television series hosted by acclaimed actor Sam...
The people who will save the planet: Waterkeeper Warriors featured on Visionaries
- By: Tom Quinn
On the first Earth Day fifty years ago today, April 22, 1970, Pete Seeger sailed the-one-year-old sloop Clearwater to Washington, D.C., with messages of...