Columbia, S.C. – American Rivers, the Southern Environmental Law Center, and the South Carolina Coastal Conservation League announced a settlement agreement with Duke Energy and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control that includes important protections for the Catawba and Wateree rivers and imperiled fish and wildlife. The agreement ends a legal stalemate over… Read more »
National River Cleanup joined Keurig Green Mountain, Inc. for their 10th river cleanup on the Winooski River in Waterbury, Vermont.
Susquehanna Reading Railroad Bridge | Jayme Frye The Susquehanna River, the Chesapeake Bay’s largest tributary will be a little cleaner as a result of last week’s agreement amongst the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, the City of Harrisburg and the authority that manages the area’s stormwater, drinking water and wastewater,… Read more »
If Congress passes the proposed hydropower bill, an energy company operating the Conowingo Dam gets to pass the costs of dealing with the dam’s pollution along to taxpayers.
Keurig employees turned out across the country to show their dedication to clean rivers. Over the course of six events, 460 volunteers picked up nearly 10,000 pounds of trash.
Washington, DC — At least 11 water efficiency projects in Wisconsin are ready to go and will create jobs and improve clean water supply, according to a quick survey conducted by the Alliance for Water Efficiency. The projects which provide a sample of water efficiency projects across the state include retrofitting plumbing fixtures and irrigation systems,… Read more »
Washington D.C. – For far too long, Americans have been kept in the dark about the steady stream of untreated sewage that pollutes our rivers and lakes. Today, thanks to Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY) and Congressman Frank LoBiondo (R-NJ), that could change. Lawmakers in the House of Representatives passed a landmark bill requiring sewage treatment… Read more »
Climate impacts report underscores need to protect, restore rivers and water resources in Great Lakes/Midwest region
Washington, DC – A national scientific report released by the White House on how climate change will impact water resources and other aspects of society underscores the need to prepare Great Lakes and Midwest communities by protecting and restoring rivers and clean water, American Rivers said today. The report, “Global Climate Change Impacts in the… Read more »
Salt Lake City – River protection will be in the spotlight when federal officials visit Salt Lake City on Tuesday, August 3 to help shape its broad new initiative, America’s Great Outdoors, aimed at promoting recreation and conservation. Utah Rivers Council, American Rivers, Trout Unlimited, and other river conservation leaders are calling on the administration… Read more »
Washington, DC – American Rivers and the Environmental Protection Agency today announced that a forest and clean water protection effort in Adams County, PA will receive a $250,000 grant, as part of a comprehensive initiative to protect and restore rivers in the Potomac Highlands region. The grant will help the Land Conservancy of Adams County,… Read more »