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Team USA Kayaker Bennett Smith Donates Public Service Announcement for Black Warrior Riverkeeper

Summer is a great time to remind everyone about the importance of keeping our rivers clean.  Not only do countless citizens paddle, fish and swim in area waters but these streams also provide the water we use for drinking, cooking and cleaning.  Freestyle Kayaking - Team USA Member Bennett Smith therefore decided to create a 30 second PSA video to raise awareness for Black Warrior Riverkeeper’s water protection efforts.

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Southern Research Institute Builds Solar Research Center

Southeastern Solar Research Center Will Study Performance of Photovoltaic Systems

Southern Research Institute announced the completion of a facility to study solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The facility, the Southeastern Solar Research Center (SSRC), will house numerous research efforts beginning with an Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) project focused on solar PV system orientation, tracking and aging.

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Top Scientists Join Our Opposition to the Proposed Shepherd Bend Mine

The University of Alabama (UA) is the main owner of land and minerals at the proposed Shepherd Bend Mine site across from a major drinking water supply for the greater Birmingham area on the Mulberry Fork of the Black Warrior River. Therefore, we recently sent UA’s Trustees and campus leaders two new letters from esteemed scientists who oppose this remarkably shortsighted coal mining proposal.

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