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Fri, 02/24/2012 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

Robbie McLendon, Press Register

http://blog.al.com/live/2012/02/adem_fines_mobile_forces_it_in.html

MOBILE, Alabama -- After years of failure to fully monitor what its storm drains flush into the bay, Mobile has been fined and forced by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management to enter into a consent decree. 

A June 2011 audit of the city's program noted three violations:

  • Failure to submit required stormwater management reports. 
  • Failure to properly fund the stormwater management permit...
Sat, 02/19/2011 - Alabama Rivers Alliance - Alabama

By Thomas Spencer, The Birmingham News

Randy and Mary Raines Harper used to enjoy morning coffee on their porch overlooking a blue-green 4-acre lake, a lake carefully managed for bass fishing that has been in Mary Harper's family since the 1950s. ...

Fri, 12/17/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2010/12/epa_oks_alabama_stormwater_rul.html

EPA OKs Alabama stormwater rules

Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 9:30 AM      
By Thomas Spencer -- The Birmingham News

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has won the approval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on proposed stormwater pollution regulations for small cities, effectively...

Fri, 12/17/2010 - Cahaba Riverkeeper - Alabama

 

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2010/12/epa_oks_alabama_stormwater_rul.html

EPA OKs Alabama stormwater rules

Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 9:30 AM      
By Thomas Spencer -- The Birmingham News

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has won the approval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on proposed stormwater pollution regulations for small...

Fri, 12/17/2010 - Cahaba Riverkeeper - Alabama

 

http://blog.al.com/spotnews/2010/12/epa_oks_alabama_stormwater_rul.html

EPA OKs Alabama stormwater rules

Published: Thursday, December 16, 2010, 9:30 AM      
By Thomas Spencer -- The Birmingham News

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has won the approval of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on proposed stormwater pollution regulations for small...

Fri, 12/03/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

 

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Thu, 11/18/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

 

ADEM revises stormwater pollution regulations as EPA seeks tighter rules

Published: Thursday, November 18, 2010, 6:00 AM

Thomas Spencer - The Birmingham News

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management has sent the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a revision of its stormwater pollution regulations, hoping to avoid federal intervention in the stormwater permitting process.

Under the federal Clean Water Act, local governments are required to prevent pollution from entering creeks and streams through municipal...

Mon, 10/11/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

Pastor complains of mud, says roadwork-altered drainage damaging property

Published: Saturday, October 09, 2010, 7:54 AM

http://blog.al.com/live/2010/10/pastor_complains_of_mud_says_r.html

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Mon, 10/04/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama
Thu, 08/05/2010 - Mobile Baykeeper - Alabama

A coalition of statewide environmental groups plans to create a scorecard to rate the Alabama Department of Environmental Management's progress on addressing air and water pollution and the overall enforcement of environmental laws.

Representatives of the coalition -- which includes groups such as Conservation Alabama, the Alabama Rivers Alliance, Mobile Baykeeper and the...

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