Protect Groundwater Today

The Clean Water Act (CWA) has been the backbone of protecting rivers, lakes, streams, etc. in the United States for over 45 years. In February of 2018, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) took comments regarding the interpretation of multiple aspects of the CWA. One of those being the “Application of…

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New Interactive Maps of Groundwater Pollution Reveal Threat Posed by Alabama Power Coal Ash Pits

Four Alabama environmental organizations have released new interactive maps highlighting groundwater pollution reported by Alabama Power and Power South at coal ash pits throughout the state. Alabama Power’s federally required monitoring shows significant pollution of groundwater with arsenic, radium, and more. Pollution has persisted even after Alabama Power closed their leaking Gadsden pit…

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Where We’re Testing this Year

Lake Neely Henry + Tributaries Little Canoe Creek Big Canoe Creek- 231 Canoe Creek Launch Big Wills Creek Mills Pond- Hokes Bluff Gadsden Riverfront Lake Gadsden Rainbow Landing Ten Islands Park Logan Martin Lake + Tributaries Seddon Point Pell City Lakeside Park Cropwell Branch Stemley Bridge Road Lower Choccolocco Coldwater…

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We’re Hiring!

Thank you for your interest but we are no longer accepting applications for this position. Wanna protect places like this? Do you love science, recreation, and holding polluters accountable? Do you want to make a difference in your neck of the woods?  Being the Staff Riverkeeper means you’ll be: the…

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