08 Dec '11, 1pm

New post: What is Happening with the 2011 Most Endangered Rivers?

New post: What is Happening with the 2011 Most Endangered Rivers?

A U.S. Attorney recently hosted an environmental summit in Birmingham for federal enforcement partners from the Department of Justice and EPA. In announcing the meeting, U.S. Attorney Joyce Vance noted, “The recent listing of the Black Warrior as one of America’s Most Endangered Rivers highlights the importance of, and the need for, federal enforcement actions within this watershed, which provides drinking water for much of northern Alabama.” The environmental justice concerns surrounding the coal mining in the Black Warrior River Basin are now under investigation as a result of our listing and the hard work of our Most Endangered Rivers partners.

Full article: http://www.americanrivers.org/newsroom/blog/jthomas-20111...

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