2019 in the News

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July

7/7: Mobile businessman, environmental activist remembered as 'a great citizen'

7/11: New downtown Greer's called 'tipping point' for Mobile

7/11: Mobile says goodbye to beloved businessman Jack Greer

7/11: Mobile Baykeeper watching storm closely

7/12: What risk does coal ash pond present?

7/12: Environmental organization: Alabama Power's plan to close coal ash pond could have catastrophic...

7/13: Alabama Power sticks to plan to cover coal ash ponds, despite concerns

7/16: Barry's 'rain event' overwhelms sewer systems, but causes little damage

7/16: Bay Bites Food Truck Festival

7/17: Paddle up! Learn to paddleboard, kayak faster at Flora-Bama charity racing event

7/17: Costs of pond closures unclear, but Alabama Power customers will pay

7/17: Alabama Power says Plant Barry dam “safe and reliable”

7/20: Sewage spill in Fairhope raises concerns for future action

7/25: Fairhope beach named dirtiest in state, but Mobile Baykeeper's latest tests encouraging

7/25: Food trucks take over Cooper Riverside Park Wednesday for Bay Bites

7/27: Magnolia Springs residents ask: “Is it safe to swim in Magnolia River?”

7/29: Video appears to show human waste in Mobile Bay

7/30: Viral video of sewage or algae prompts Mobile Baykeeper to run tests

7/30: Water samples pulled from possible sewage spill in Mobile Bay

7/31: Bacteria levels safe to swim in Mobile Bay after disturbing video

7/31: Mobile Bay water results: “nothing above EPA threshold” for fecal matter

7/31: Test results due for mystery muck in Mobile Bay

7/31: When ‘First’ and ‘Third World’ problems collide