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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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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