Longtime conservationist. Former Executive Director at the Alabama Environmental Council and Wild South. Publisher of the Bama Environmental News for more than 18 years. Career highlights include playing an active role in the creation of Alabama's Forever Wild program, Little River Canyon National Preserve, Dugger Mountain Wilderness, preservation of special places throughout the East through the Wilderness Society and the strengthening (making more stringent) the state of Alabama's cancer risk and mercury standards.
Last week, just before Thanksgiving and the bustling holiday season, Bham Now sat down with longtime employees of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries to talk to them about La-Z-Boy, the Birmingham community and family.
According to a news release by the Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a recent analysis of data reported by industry indicates that nearly ten million pounds of toxic chemicals were dumped into Alabama’s rivers in 2015.
According to a Southern Environmental Law Center news report, earlier this month, groups released online maps showing the location and size of methane leaks from natural gas pipes beneath city streets of Birmingham.