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Two Students kayak from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation in Alabama

Two students from the University of Alabama, Chris Cochrane (Gadsden, Ala.) and Collin Williams (Nashville, Tenn.), recently completed a 340-mile paddling trip from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation efforts in Alabama, traveling down the Black Warrior River and Tombigbee River for 15 days.Two students from the University of Alabama, Chris Cochrane (Gadsden, Ala.) and Collin Williams (Nashville, Tenn.), recently completed a 340-mile paddling trip from Tuscaloosa to Mobile to raise awareness for river conservation efforts in Alabama, traveling down the Black Warrior River and Tombigbee River for 15 days.

Cochrane, a recent graduate of environmental science, and Williams, a marine science student, wanted to highlight the importance of freshwater conservation to Alabama’s ecosystem, which contains 38 percent of North America’s fish species and more species of freshwater fish, crayfish, mussels, turtles, and snails than any other state in the U.S.

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Third Annual Birmingham Champions of Sustainability Revealed

 

My Green Birmingham event shines light on rising local sustainability progressMy 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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Solar takes flight in Alabama

 

Eagle Solar & Light is proud to offer Alabama complete solar installation and LED lighting services. Eagle Solar & Light is a premier supplier who will work with you on every step of your renewable and alternative energy plan, including education, system selection, design, licensing, permitting, installation, training, service, and long term support.

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Environmental Boutique Firm Expands Footprint to Birmingham

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. 

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Victory at nuclear facility in Alabama!

 

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.”

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