Read Time 6 MinutesSponsored When travelers enter the state of Alabama via interstate highways, they are welcomed, in most places, by a sign declaring “Alabama the Beautiful.”
Code Orange Air Quality Alert for ozone pollution issued for June 6 in Jefferson and Shelby counties.
Read Time 1 MinutesAccording to the Jefferson County Department of Health, the air quality in the Birmingham area is expected to be unhealthy for some sensitive groups today, Wednesday, June 6th.
Read Time 1 MinutesDo you know if today’s air quality in Birmingham is poor or good? We’ve got the answer.
Read Time 5 MinutesSponsored Ray Clark, vice chair of the Solid Waste Authority for the City of Birmingham is not a daydreamer about recycling.
Read Time 4 MinutesSponsored What are Alabama’s most important job producing industries? Automotive manufacturing or the steel industry? Perhaps agriculture and forestry? Chances are, the recycling industry would not make anyone’s list.
Read Time 7 MinutesSponsored The numbers have improved ever so slightly over the past decade. But, according to the latest Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) Solid Waste Biennial Report released in 2016, Alabama recycles less than 16% of its…
Read Time 2 MinutesWelcome to the Bham Now Nature Roundup for the week of January 27.
Read Time 1 MinutesCommentary One story that really caught my eye this week was an al.com article about the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s (ADEM) severe lack of funding. Some of the figures in the article that stood out:
State Waterkeeper groups notify state environmental protection agency about non-compliance of new water quality rules
Read Time 1 Minutes Alabama’s eight Waterkeeper groups have notified the Alabama Department of Environmental Management that seven sewer plant permits statewide will not be in compliance of the new water quality rules for E. coli that take effect on…