Coosa Riverkeeper Opposes White Rock Quarries’ Permits

Today the Southern Environmental Law Center submitted written scientific and technical arguments on behalf of Coosa Riverkeeper and our 400+ members to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management with regards to the proposed White Rock Quarries limestone quarry in Vincent on the banks of the Coosa River at Lay Lake.…

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New Coosa River Maps Give You a New Perspective

Today Coosa Riverkeeper releases two new maps which present a new look on a river that’s flowed through Alabama since before maps were even a thing! First, our new “Coosa Valley of Alabama” map updates our basin-wide map of the Coosa, it’s six main lakes, and many important tributaries. Now…

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White Rock Quarries Public Hearing Shows Public Opposition to River Threat

Last night at a public hearing in Vincent, Coosa Riverkeeper Frank Chitwood delivered oral arguments that the proposed White Rock Quarries will threaten water quality in the Coosa River. The public hearing was part of the public comment period which ends at 5PM on April 21, 2014. Martin Reed of Al.com…

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10 Steps to #EndPolluterWelfare

The following is an opinion piece written by staff Riverkeeper Frank Chitwood from the Spring 2013 Coosa Riverkeeper Newsletter and does not necessarily reflect the views of the organization, Coosa Riverkeeper, Inc. What if I told you that taxpayers are spending billions of dollars nationwide cleaning up someone else’s waste? That waste…

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Doug Morrison: Clean Water Advocacy

Listen as Coosa Riverkeeper President Doug Morrison talks about clean water advocacy:

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