Waterkeeper Alliance

Press Releases

Coral reefs at Lighthouse Point in The Bahamas, currently threatened by Disney.

Stop Disney – Last Chance for Lighthouse Point Campaign Grows and Urges Disney to Respond to Concerns of 40,000+ Supporters

Launched on July 15, the Stop Disney – Last Chance for Lighthouse Point campaign has attracted more than 40,000 supporters in just three weeks. Comments from supporters reveal that the Stop Disney-Last Chance campaign is bringing together for the first time the thousands of people who have already experienced and treasure Lighthouse Point with millions ...

Ted Evgeniadis, the Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper, in front of Brunner Island Power Plant.

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 an historic agreement to reduce toxic pollutants leaking from a power plant’s coal ash dumps into groundwater and the Susquehanna River, the largest Chesapeake Bay tributary. The consent decree requires Talen ...

plastic pollution on beach

Legal Petition Seeks Ban on Plastic Pollution From Petrochemical Plants

Decades-old EPA Limits Require Update As Plastic Production Booms More than 270 community and conservation organizations filed a legal petition today that demands the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency adopt strict new water-pollution limits for industrial plants that create plastic. Plastic plants discharged 128 million pounds of pollutants into U.S. waterways last year, their operators reported ...