Wed, Sep 2 2015
Don't Eat the Dirt

Mon, Aug 31 2015
Drummond lawsuit says EPA has violated Freedom of Information Act

Fri, Aug 28 2015
EPA to investigate civil rights complaint against Jefferson County health department

Mon, Aug 24, 2015
Choctawhatchee Riverkeeper, Inc. serves notice of intent to sue City of Daleville, AL for 640 violations of Clean Water Act

Wed, Aug 5 2015
Welcome to Uniontown: Arrowhead Landfill Battle a Modern Civil Rights Struggle

Thirty miles from Selma, a different kind of civil rights struggle


Thu, Jul 16 2015
Environmental Defense Alliance recommends Alabama adopt improved water quality criteria for the protection of human health

Mon, Jun 29 2015
EPA Preliminary Assessment finds cause to investigate possible contamination in Tarrant, AL by ABC Coke and others

Fri, Jun 5 2015
GASP appeals Jefferson County (AL) Board of Health decision approving ABC Coke air permit to Circuit Court

Fri, May 29 2015
Friends of Hurricane Creek notice intent to file suit against Black Warrior Minerals, Inc. for Clean Water Act violations
Update:  Tue, Jul 28 2015  Attorney General and ADEM file Ccmplaint, No. 63-CV-2015-900803.00

Mon, May 11 2015
GASP asks Court to order Jefferson County (AL) Health Officer to release public records

Fri, April 3 2015
Environmental Defense Alliance seeks April 17 presentation to Alabama Environmental Management Commission on ineffective enforcement by ADEM
Update:  Fri, Apr 10 2015  EDA withdraws request after Commission Chair agrees to make inquiries

Mon, Mar 2 2015
Residents lodge second environmental discrimination complaint against Jefferson County (Alabama) Department of Health
Update:  Mon, Aug 10 2015  EPA accepts discrimination complaint for investigation, EPA File No. 08R-15-R4

Thu, Feb 5 2015
Residents lodge environmental discrimination complaint against Jefferson County (Alabama) Department of Health
Update:  Mon, Mar 6 2015  EPA accepts discrimination complaint for investigation, EPA File No. 03R-15-R4

Mon, Jan 26 2015
Riverkeepers ask Court of Appeals to overturn EPA's denial of petition to commence proceedings to withdraw approval of Alabama's NPDES permit program

Tue, Nov 18 2014
Breathing the air of industry

Fri, Oct 31 2014
Environmental group GASP petitions Board of Health to disapprove permit for Walter Coke in Birmingham

Thu, Oct 23 2014
Alabama Attorney General and State environmental agency director oppose designation of North Birmingham area as Superfund site

Thu, Oct 9 2014
EPA to look into possible health hazards in area city; despite opposition from Jefferson County Commission

EPA Grants GASP Petition to Investigate contamination in Tarrant, Alabama

Wed, Oct 8 2014
EPA grants GASP petition for Preliminary Assessment of contamination in Tarrant, Alabama 

Sat, Sep 27 2014
Environmental Defense Alliance serves notice of intent to sue Alabama Department of Youth Services for 1,790 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Thu, Nov 13 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Ccmplaint, No. 03-CV-2014-901898

Fri, Aug 29 2014
EPA Rights Review Of Ash Landfill Unlikely To Spur Discrimination Finding

Tue, Aug 26 2014
Environmental group GASP petitions Board of Health to disapprove permit for ABC Coke in Tarrant
Update:  Wed, Apr 8 2015  Board of Health denies GASP petition

Wed, Aug 20 2014
Environmental Defense Alliance serves notice of intent to sue Washington County (AL) Board of Education for 4,480 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Fri, Sep 26 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 65-CV-2014-900077

Wed, Aug 13 2014
EPA investigating Arrowhead Landfill;   Complaint

Tue, Aug 5 2014
Choctawhatchee Riverkeeper, Inc. serves notice of intent to sue Water Works and Sewer Board of the Town of Slocomb, AL for 576 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Mon, Sep 29 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 34-CV-2014-900091

Tue, Aug 5 2004
Choctawhatchee Riverkeeper, Inc. serves notice of intent to sue Town of Samson, AL for 1,880 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Wed, Sep 24 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 34-CV-2014-900088

Wed, Jul 30 2014
Environmental Defense Alliance serves notice of intent to sue the Utilities Board of the Town of Cedar Bluff, AL for 2,456 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Fri, Sep 19 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 13-CV-2014-900105

Mon, Jul 28 2014
Environmental Defense Alliance serves notice of intent to sue Water Works and Sewer Board of City of Georgiana, AL for 3,135 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Tue, Sep 2 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 10-CV-2014-900089

Tue, Jul 1 2014
GASP files petition for assessment of soil contamination in Tarrant, Alabama
Update:  Wed, Oct 8 2014  EPA grants GASP petition for Preliminary Assessment of contamination in Tarrant, Alabama

Fri, Jun 20 2014
ADEM Reform Coalition makes presentation on ADEM environmental justice policy to Alabama Environmental Management Commission

Wed, Jun 18 2014
Friends of Hurricane Creek serves notice of intent to sue Advanced Disposal Services Eagle Bluff Landfill, Inc. for alleged Clean Water Act Violations

Wed, May 21 2014
Alabama Environmental Management Commission to reconsider decision denying ADEM Reform Coalition opportunity to speak on environmental justice policy

Fri, Apr 11 2014
Environmental Management Commission denies request of ADEM Reform Coalition to speak on environmental justice policy

Wed, April 9 2014
EPA denies petition to withdraw Alabama's Clean Water Act program authority while citing many deficiencies in that program
Update:  Thu, Aug 14 2014 Petition for Review of EPA decision docketed with Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 14-13508

Wed, Mar 19 2014
Water Worries - State files complaint against Elba for Pea River pollution

Wed, Feb 26 2014
How is ADEM protecting the environment?

Fri, Feb 21 2014
ADEM Reform Coalition charges ADEM failed to prepare three consecutive Annual Operations Plans and Progress Reports as required by Strategic Plan; asks Commission to prevent recurrence  (Presentation)

Tue, Jan 28 2014
Choctawhatchee Riverkeeper serves notice of intent to sue City of Elba, Alabama for over 2,000 Clean Water Act violations
Update:  Wed, Mar 12 2014  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 19-CV-2014-900014

Sat, Jan 11 2014
Wetlands and Waters Association serves notice of intent to sue Xavier D. Harris for alleged violations of construction stormwater permit at site in Montgomery, Alabama

Mon, Dec 23 2013
Five Years Later and the Story of the TVA Spill Continues

Tue, Nov 26 2013
Water Act Citizen Suit Against Coal Mine ‘Not Correctly Decided,’ Law Professor Says

Wed, Nov 13 2013
Appellate court holds Clean Water Act new source performance standards cannot be enforced if discharger has permit

Wed, Nov 6 2013
Coosa Riverkeeper serves notice of intent to sue The Water Works, Sewer, and Gas Board of the City of Childersburg for 1,844 Clean Water Act violations
Update:  Mon, Dec 30 2013  Attorney General and ADEM file Complaint, No. 61-CV-2013-900568

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