State acknowledges need for better sewage spill notification – a “study” and improved rules should follow

Helena Sewage Spill Birmingham Alabama

Yesterday, Alabama’s Environmental Management Commission (“EMC”) voted to deny a statewide petition filed by nine water protection groups to initiate rule-making to require better public notification of sewage spills and overflows.  In doing so, the EMC announced plans to study the issue and consider rule-making at a later date to improve public notification of sewage spills.

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20% off with Books-a-Million’s Millionaire Club Card April 24-30

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Pull out your  Books-a-Million Millionaire’s Club Card. This valuable membership card normally provides you with 10% off on everything that’s not “bolted down” in a Books-a-Million store.   What if we told you the discount is doubled to 20% for the week of April 24th – 30th and that it also includes purchases on books-a-million.com?  Read on to see what all you can buy.

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Making history: Celebrate the Alabama Environmental Council’s 50th Birthday this week

Alabama Conservancy Recycling Center Birmingham Alabama
The Alabama Environmental Council’s (Alabama Conservancy) Recycling Center in 1991

Don’t forget, the Alabama Environmental Council (AEC) turns 50 this year, and on Thursday, April 20th at the Clubhouse on Highland they will be celebrating in style at the Annual Green Tie Affair.

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