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CENTREVILLE — Tom Leigh, a former local Riverkeeper and Chesapeake Bay Trust program director, has been hired as a clean water expert to counsel multiple Eastern Shore localities. Leigh will provide technical support to four municipalities and two counties as they reduce water pollution. Much like ...
“This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. Working with communities throughout the watershed we have achieved critical protections for our River, its watershed and the communiteis that depend upon and appreciate our water resources and healthy environments.

Despite the snow, the Milwaukee Riverkeeper Spring Cleanup will still take place. Thousands of volunteers will descend on the Milwaukee River Basin on April 21 to help pull trash and debris from the Milwaukee, Menomonee and Kinnickinnic rivers and riverbanks as part of the 23rd annual Spring ...
“We're celebrating spring here in southern Anne Arundel County with a tradition that goes back four centuries, a celebration that has always featured pork harvested from the farms and oysters harvested from the rivers,” said Jeff Holland, Riverkeeper for the West and Rhode rivers. “Four families of ...
Tennessee Riverkeeper, Inc. recently sent out a notice stating it intends to file a lawsuit under the Clean Water Act (CWA), against the Town Creek Waste Water Treatment Plant for violations of the CWA and the Alabama Water Pollution Control Act. The nonprofit environmental protection organization claims ...
WAWAYANDA, NY — Riverkeeper has joined the growing list of organizations and officials calling from the state to suspend or revoke permits related to air quality for the Corporate Power Vetures (CPV) power plant in Orange County. A petition was presented to the New York State Department of ...

WAWAYANDA, NY — Riverkeeper has joined the growing list of organizations and officials calling from the state to suspend or revoke permits related to air quality for the Corporate Power Vetures (CPV) power plant in Orange County. A petition was presented to the New York State Department of ...
GOSHEN, NY—Environmental group Riverkeeper and Orange County-based politicians are requesting the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation to either suspend or revoke permits for a completed nearly $1-billion power plant project that has become embroiled in a corruption ...
A reactor head at Indian Point 2 may be leaking an acidic coolant, according to a report by environmental group Riverkeeper. Riverkeeper's Richard Webster says that although the reactor has been shut down at the nuclear power plant for refueling, Entergy needs to inspect the stainless steel liner to make ...
The Riverkeeper wanted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo its 2014 impact report because JaxPort last year changed the number of miles of dredging from 13 to 11, which would require relocating some of the port facilities at the Dames Point Terminal. The Riverkeeper has also amended its April ...
The third annual Riverkeeper Riverwalk, a pub crawl-style benefit for the Spokane Riverkeeper, is back this March. Hosted by River City Brewing and Numerica Credit Union, the awareness and fundraising effort asks beer-loving community members to visit five or more participating restaurants and order a ...
“Dominion's report proves extensive ground water pollution has been detected at all of its monitoring wells and proves contamination is leaking out of Pond D toward the Potomac River and Quantico Creek, “said Potomac Riverkeeper Dean Naujoks. “Perhaps even more concerning is that Dominion ...
And of the Congaree Riverkeeper over Carolina Water Service. Yes, after two decades of DHEC screwing around and Carolina Water Service screwing us over, we, the people, have finally, officially and operationally won the battle to force that “utility” to stop dumping poorly treated wastewater into the ...
The Wine and Cheese Hike brings together our staff, members and the community of Mt Laurel to be involved in the fight for swimmable, fishable and drinkable waters,” said Karli Riley, program manager at Coosa Riverkeeper. New this year, attendees are invited to gather at the Coosa Riverkeeper's office ...
Dr. Myra Crawford has lived about half a mile from the Cahaba River for about 50 years. Crawford and her children created memories in the river, and her time and effort are focused on ensuring future generations have the same opportunity. “I taught my children to swim and fish in the river, but I realized ...
But if the city is going to pursue it, it is going to have to act quickly, said Tonya Bonitatibus, the Savannah Riverkeeper and a chief proponent of using the crumbling Lock and Dam to create the whitewater attraction. The aging Lock and Dam was deauthorized by federal legislation at the end of 2016, so the ...
Officials from seven municipalities say they're worried their water isn't clean, and they feel there is power in numbers if they work together. Riverkeeper says local communities have invested a lot of money in water treatment after it reached the plants like the one in Poughkeepsie -- but not for water ...

And Sunoco's foes included the Delaware Riverkeeper Network. In a ruling by Robert Simpson, the state judges upheld a Chester County judge's denial of a petition by pipeline opponents who wanted to block the pipeline from being built through West Goshen Township. The foes claimed the pipeline ...
She said the Susquehanna River Watershed supplies more than 50 percent of the freshwater flowing into the Chesapeake Bay. It also provides more than 40 percent of the pollution. But she said the Riverkeeper group is working to raise the pH level of the river and tributaries in the watershed to make the ...
Riverkeeper fights every day for a clean, safe and secure energy future, without which our precious drinking water supplies and the iconic Hudson River will never truly be protected. This means opposing all new fossil fuel infrastructure projects, which are unnecessary and threaten both the climate and the ...
Delaware Riverkeeper Maya van Rossum said sucking water from the Delaware River basin to support fracking activities is “untenable and immoral” because other communities would suffer the damages of fracking activities supported by Delaware River water. “More fracking anywhere means more toxic ...
Riverkeeper fights every day for a clean, safe and secure energy future, without which our precious drinking water supplies and the iconic Hudson River will never truly be protected. This means opposing all new fossil fuel infrastructure projects, which are unnecessary and threaten both the climate and the ...
Proceeds will go toward the Ogeechee Riverkeeper's mission to protect, preserve and improve the water quality of the Ogeechee River basin. Fish Tales is at the end of the waterway's 7-mile bend, just a few miles from the Intracoastal Waterway and Ossabaw Sound and a 12-minute boat ride from Coffee ...
A federal judge Friday rejected attempts by the St. Johns Riverkeeper to temporarily halt JAXPORT's proposed deepening of a section of the St. Johns River, WJCT-89.9FM News reported Monday. The Riverkeeper wanted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo its 2014 impact report because JAXPORT ...
A federal judge has rejected the St. Johns Riverkeeper's lawsuit that sought an injunction to stop dredging of the St. Johns River, clearing the way for the U.S. ... The Riverkeeper contended that JaxPort and the Corps have decided to shorten the 13-mile dredging project authorized by Congress to 11 miles, ...
The Riverkeeper wanted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to redo its 2014 impact report because JAXPORT had changed the number of miles of dredging from 13 to 11. More recently, the Riverkeeper had also amended its April 2017 complaint, arguing that after historic flooding following Hurricane Irma ...
EASTON — ShoreRivers, formerly Midshore Riverkeeper Conservancy, has named Elle Bassett as the new Miles-Wye Riverkeeper. As Riverkeeper, Bassett will act as the primary spokesperson for the Miles River, Wye River and Eastern Bay, advocating for their protection and restoration. Bassett will strive ...
From a Riverkeeper perspective, High Rock Lake is the most heavily used part of the Yadkin River. You might say that more people know and care about High Rock than any other part of the Yadkin. So it makes good sense for Rowan County to form a committee to promote, improve and protect the lake.
A recent letter to the editor headlined “What role do humans play in climate change?” downplayed or doubted the role that human activities have played in climate change. The letter acknowledged that climate change is occurring but seemed to suggest that the changes may be part of natural changes and ...
Riverkeeper hosting public meeting on Brunner Island river access. David Weissman, 505-5431/@DispatchDavid Published 3:23 p.m. ET ... The Lower Susquehanna Riverkeeper Association will host a public meeting Saturday, Jan. 13, to discuss the recent closure of river access areas at Talen Energy's ...
St. Johns Riverkeeper wants a judge to issue an injunction barring the Army Corps of Engineers from dredging the St. Johns River. Jacksonville Port Authority wants to deepen the river so ships can carry bigger cargo loads. Riverkeeper contends JaxPort has decided to dredge 11 miles of the river instead ...
With affidavits from Lisa Rinaman, the St. Johns Riverkeeper, and four concerned individuals, the Riverkeeper filed a motion for preliminary injunction Dec. 4 against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Jacksonville Port Authority (JaxPort) to delay the first phase of the harbor deepening project.
The environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper is pleased that the new filtration waiver for New York City's upstate reservoirs includes a mandatory review halfway ... Riverkeeper attorney Michael Dulong said conducting a review at the five-year mark is necessary to address any issues that might arise.
Well, folks, after 17 years of being the Riverkeeper for the Blackwater and Nottoway rivers, that chapter of my life has come to an end. More specifically, the organization I started known as the Blackwater Nottoway Riverkeeper Program (BNRP) will cease to exist soon after the first of the year. Also since the ...
Effective on Sunday, Dec. 31, Charles “Jeff” Turner will retire as the Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper, having held the position since its creation 17 years ago. Turner announced his decision following the Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program board of directors' decision to dissolve the nonprofit ...
Apalachicola Riverkeeper has hired Georgia Ackerman to succeed Riverkeeper Dan Tonsmeire, who is retiring in early 2018. The non-profit organization, an international Waterkeeper Alliance member, was founded in 1998 to grow local, state and federal support for the protection and restoration of ...
A veteran of North Florida environmental battles is the new executive director of the Apalachicola Riverkeeper. The clean-water group's board of directors announced Thursday Georgia Ackerman will succeed Don Tonsmeire as the Apalachicola's leading spokesperson and advocate, after the New Year.
Wednesday on First Coast Connect we spoke with St. Johns Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman about an injunction the group filed to postpone the dredging of the St. Johns River (01:01). North Florida Transportation Planning Organization spokesperson Marci Larson talked about a survey of the region's residents ...
December 4, 2017 - Aiken, SC - Local conservationists have established a new organization, Edisto Riverkeeper, to serve as the primary full-time advocate for the Edisto River Basin. Working to ensure fair and equal access to clean water in the communities that it serves, the organization's mission is to ...
The St. Johns Riverkeeper argues that more studies need to be done before allowing the Jacksonville Port Authority to expand dredging efforts another 11 miles down the channel. Phase one is expected to start the middle of next month, but the St. Johns Riverkeeper has filed a motion to temporarily stop ...
The St. Johns Riverkeeper filed the injunction in part because its federal lawsuit challenging the dredging project is not expected to be resolved until at least the summer. The Riverkeeper faces an uphill battle on that lawsuit because courts generally give broad deference to government agencies.
The Matanzas Riverkeeper began in 2012. That's when Neil Armingeon came onboard after more than a decade as the St. Johns Riverkeeper. He was a little scarred up from continuing brawls with utility giants, paper mills and a gluttonous Central Florida, whose appetite for water led it to the river.
To participate, you have to live on the Coosa River and be able and willing to check the river temperature once a week during February, March and April, and send those results to the Coosa Riverkeeper, according to a press release from the organization. The temp-taking process only takes about 5 ...
SARAH DESANTIS/STAFF PHOTO The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Susquehanna Valley and Middle Susquehanna Riverkeeper Carol Parenzan held a Winter Book River at the church's home in Northumberland Saturday morning. Attendees were asked to bring a book, which they ...
ShoreRivers will maintain that mission, and will keep a riverkeeper for the specific bodies of waters each respective organization watched.
Unrelated to the latest lawsuit, Tennessee Riverkeeper, a local environmental group, reported last week that nearly 10 million pounds of toxic ...
Riverkeeper Jeff Turner identified this shrub Possumhaw, also known as Winterberry, found recently on the Nottoway River. Possumhaw, also ...
Six Shoals companies have been included in Tennessee Riverkeeper's ranking of the top 25 industries that dump cancer-causing chemicals ...
This permit rubs salt in the wounds of a dying springshed,” Riverkeeper Lisa Rinaman said. “It's a shame that the district can get away with ...
A $4.8 billion investment into wastewater infrastructure in the Hudson River watershed is needed to ensure safe-swimming guidelines, ...


 

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