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The Birmingham Zoo Joins Forces with Alabama Power, TradeWind Energy and Enel Green Power North America to Support its Mission

Birmingham ZooThe Birmingham Zoo and Alabama Power have joined forces to implement an educational demonstration system using solar panels. Buffalo Dunes Wind Project, LLC and Chisholm View Wind Project, LLC, whose electricity is being sold to Alabama Power, have gifted this system as part of their commitment to provide funding for stewardship projects in the state of Alabama.The solar panels are installed on the pergola in the Junior League of Birmingham – Hugh Kaul Children’s Zoo and will create a roof over the pavilion.


Alabama 2013 Green Progress Report Released

Annual report shows state sustainability and other green focused progress on the rise

The 2013 Green Progress Report was released by the Green Resource Center for Alabama (GRCA) and Kelly Green Marketing. This year’s report demonstrates a wide range of more than 75 successful green and sustainable efforts, initiatives, and achievements by various organizations, nonprofits and businesses from around the state of Alabama.


Eminent Scientists Join Riverkeeper Effort to Prevent Coal Mines Near Birmingham Water Source

Black Warrior Riverkeeper has filed public comments in an appeal of the Alabama Surface Mining Commission’s denial of its petition to designate areas near the Birmingham Water Works Board’s Mulberry Fork drinking water intake as lands unsuitable for surface coal mining.  The nonprofit clean water advocacy organization’s effort to ensure clean, safe and affordable drinking water for the Birmingham area recently gained major allies, as three nationally recognized experts on this topic submitted a joint letter in support of Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s appeal.


Alabama’s 2013 Green Progress Report

Alabama Green Progress ReportAlabama: A Rising Green Leader

The 2013 Green Progress Report features some of the year's important developments toward making Alabama a greener place to live, work, and play.

Compiled by the Green Resource Center for Alabama and Kelly Green Marketing, this year's Green Progress Report highlights more than 75 of Alabama's green and sustainable efforts, initiatives, and achievements.


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