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13 Restoration Successes

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By Georgia Lambrakis, Waterkeeper Alliance intern As Waterkeeper Alliance celebrates 20 years of fighting for drinkable, fishable, swimmable water, we’re...

15 Pollution-Prevention Victories

  • By: Ellen Simon
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Waterkeepers defend their waterways against every source of pollution, whether it’s toxic arsenic from a mine, oil that’s mixed into stormwater, or...

Dam Removal in South Carolina: Watch Congaree Creek Flow Free

  • By: Julia Widmann
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Kayakers, canoers, fish and mollusks can now navigate Congaree Creek with ease thanks to the combined efforts of Congaree Riverkeeper, American Rivers,...

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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...

Hog Operations Can Follow N.C. Laws and Still Be Liable for Nuisance


Following North Carolina’s minimal laws governing the disposal of hog waste generated from the state’s factory meat operations does not insulate a...

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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...

Protecting the Peruvian Amazon: Indigenous groups fight bad environmental impact assessments

  • By: Sharon Khan
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In northern Peru, a proposed massive project to dredge Peru’s four most critical Amazonian rivers, the Marañón, Ucayali, Huallaga, and Amazon, is threatening...

Worsening High Tide Flooding Washes Pollution into Water Bodies

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Reposted with permission from Miami Waterkeeper As sea levels rise, high-tide flooding has worsened in many coastal cities on the east coast like Miami....

North Carolina Riverkeepers Respond to Swine Waste Management General Permit


North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality released the state’s Swine Waste Management General Permit today, which governs disposal of the...

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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...

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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...

North Carolina Waterkeepers Mobilize Communities Against Hog Waste


How can a state manage 9.5 billion gallons of hog waste each year? That’s the question North Carolina has been grappling with for more than 20 years....

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Waterkeepers Florida Committed to Protecting Sunshine State Waters

  • By: Julia Widmann
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Written with Jen Lomberk, John S. Quarterman, Lisa Rinaman, and Kelly Cox. Regional entity Waterkeepers Florida came together early February for an in-person...

Statement of Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler to EPA on Redefining Waters of the U.S.


Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels, Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler, and Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz braved icy roads to testify in...

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In Awe of the Women of Waterkeeper Alliance

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By April Seymore, Executive Officer of Port Phillip EcoCentre/Port Phillip Baykeeper Feature image: The author (second from left) aboard the SV Pelican...

Statement of Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz to EPA on Redefining Waters of the U.S.

  • By: Lake Worth Waterkeeper
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Missouri Confluence Waterkeeper Rachel Bartels (left), Kansas Riverkeeper Dawn Buehler, and Lake Worth Waterkeeper Reinaldo Diaz (right) braved icy roads...

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With Groundbreaking Title VI Settlement Signed, North Carolina Environmental Justice Organizations Vow to Continue Their Fight


North Carolina environmental justice groups announced today that they reached a settlement agreement with the North Carolina Department of Environmental...

Congress sold out rural citizens and their communities | Dive Into Democracy


On Friday, the President signed into law the fiscal year 2018 spending package, narrowly avoiding another government shutdown. The package does not include...

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Environmental Groups Reach Settlement with State Regarding Response to Citizen Complaints


Yesterday, Waterkeeper Alliance, Cape Fear River Watch and the North Carolina Environmental Justice Network (NCEJN), represented by Elizabeth Haddix and...

Trump’s Misrepresentation of WOTUS – And Why It Matters


On February 28, 2017, President Trump signed an executive order to begin a series of actions, long sought by industry, that will allow uncontrolled discharges...

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Waterkeeper Alliance and North Carolina Riverkeepers Launch “The True Cost of Industrial Meat Production” Environmental Justice Video Campaign


Series captures environmental injustices perpetrated by the pork industry against North Carolina’s most vulnerable populations NEW YORK, NY — Waterkeeper...