Latest Riverkeeper Stories

2014-04-26 23:00:44

Today the nation’s leading park advocacy organization, the nonprofit National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), and the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, filed an amicus brief in support of the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint, a plan for restoring clean water in Chesapeake streams and rivers. NPCA, the West Virginia Rivers Coalition, and 26 additional organizations are urging the U.S. Court of Appeals in the Third Circuit to uphold a federal district court’s September 2013 ruling...

2011-05-12 11:55:00

DOVER, Mass. and NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Keeper Springs Natural Spring Water, which donates 100% of its profits to support America's waterways, will return as the Official Water Sponsor and Recycling Partner of the 2011 National Harbor Food & Wine Festival, May 14-15, at National Harbor on the scenic Potomac River in Prince George's County, Maryland. In 2010, Keeper Springs' participation in the Food & Wine Festival was the catalyst for bringing a...

2010-07-07 07:15:00

HOPLAND, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. is the keynote speaker at Solar Living Institute's fourteenth annual renewable energy and sustainable event, SolFest, held at Northern California's Redwood Empire Fairgrounds in Ukiah, Mendocino County. Mr. Kennedy will speak Saturday afternoon, September 25, 2010. SolFest(TM) is the original "greenest show on earth" featuring a two-day, family-friendly, green festival of informative workshops, education panels,...

2010-05-24 11:35:00

NEW YORK, May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based design company, DBA, has gathered submissions from a cross-section of respected and admired authors, artists, fashion designers and personalities in an online auction to benefit Riverkeeper, a not-for profit protecting New York's waterways. The selection of more than 30 items -- including sketches, short stories, poems, quotations and signatures -- was created utilizing the revolutionary DBA 98 Pen (the first 98% biodegradable pen) and DBA's...

2010-05-10 10:00:00

Letter to EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson from 40 Groups Anticipates Content of EPA Plan Due Wednesday; Emphasis Placed on Meeting December Deadline for Bay Pollution Load Rule. WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Just two days before the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is due to outline its "Strategy for Protecting and Restoring the Chesapeake Bay" on May 12, 2010, a broad coalition of 40 national and regional groups is urging the federal agency "to exercise leadership...

2010-02-25 12:35:00

U.S. Military Vets and Patriotic Americans Affiliated with Groups Among Those Outraged by "McCarthy-Like Slur" from Colburn. SALISBURY, Md., Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Local groups fighting to keep the Chesapeake Bay and area waterways clean for the sake of their children and grandchildren today demanded that Maryland State Senator Richard Colburn, R-Cambridge, make a formal and public apology for characterizing local Riverkeepers, and the Waterkeepers Chesapeake group, including...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.