A map released today of Alabama’s 50 most needed road improvements, the total cost of which could be completed for half a billion dollars less than the proposed Northern Beltline, highlights a critical need for accountability and transparency in the decision-making process around statewide transportation investments.
My Green Birmingham event shines light on rising local sustainability progress
My Green Birmingham held its 3rd Annual Champions of Sustainability, presented by the City of Birmingham, on Tuesday, April 12th, at Saturn Birmingham. More than 150 guests gathered to honor a unique range of Champions of Sustainability recipients. My Green Birmingham also presented its first ever Champions of Sustainability Visionary Award to special guest, Laura Turner Seydel, an international environmental advocate and eco-living expert.
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The boutique environmental law firm Kazmarek Mowrey Cloud Laseter LLP (KMCL) announced that prominent Alabama attorneys Alan Truitt and Bart Turner have joined KMCL as Partners and have opened the firm's new Birmingham, Alabama office.
"We are thrilled that Alan and Bart are joining us," said KMCL's Bob Mowrey. "They are first-rate attorneys with stellar reputations in environmental, toxic tort, and health and safety matters," he added.
TVA abandons Bellefonte nuclear site
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) made a huge announcement last month when they wisely and definitively abandoned their plans to pursue building any new nuclear reactors at their Bellefonte site near Hollywood, Alabama. TVA had proposed having up to four reactors on the site: completing the long-idled, antiquated reactor designs at Units 1 & 2 (which many referred to as the “zombie reactors”) and building two new Toshiba-Westinghouse AP1000 reactors, Units 3 & 4. But that all ended with successive announcements of cancellations by the utility, dealing yet another blow to the never-realized, so-called “nuclear renaissance.”
Good People Brewing Company is hosting the free AirWave festival to benefit Black Warrior Riverkeeper, Cahaba Riverkeeper, and Coosa Riverkeeper from 1pm to Midnight on Saturday, March 12. The family-friendly public event features live bands, talented artists and exhibitors, local food trucks, a lush hospitality suite, and much more.