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  • What if Harvey Happened Here?

    What if Harvey Happened Here? By Cindy Lowry, Alabama Rivers Alliance executive director Click here to read this op-ed on al.com or in the Montgomery Advertiser.  As I watch the devastating floods in Texas and see desperate people standing in water, swimming to their rescuers, or carrying their children through

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  • Groups React to ADEM’s New Sewage Spill Notification Tools

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 31, 2017 For More Information: Kelly Marshall | kmarshall@alabamarivers.org | 205.322.6395   GROUPS REACT TO ADEM’S NEW SEWAGE SPILL NOTIFICATION TOOLS   BIRMINGHAM, AL – As part of an overall effort to improve reporting and public notification of sewage overflows, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) has

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  • Cindy Lowry responds to the appointment of Trey Glenn as EPA’s Region 4 Administrator

    Former ADEM Director Trey Glenn has been appointed as EPA’s Region 4 Administrator. ARA’s executive director responds to the news to the Washington Post and al.com: FROM THE WASHINGTON POST Those who worked on environmental issues in Alabama during Glenn’s tenure as director of the state’s environmental agency were not

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  • Falling in Love with Alabama’s Rivers – by Charles Miller

    Guest post by Charles Miller is a part of American Rivers’s America’s Most Endangered Rivers® series spotlighting the Mobile Bay Basin. Click here to read on their site. In Bibb County, Alabama, down dirt roads and past stands of longleaf pine, runs a profoundly special stretch of the Cahaba River. It

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