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Daniel Tait is the Executive Director of Energy Alabama and fits into his position as a reputable and environmentally conscious leader. His amiable disposition has made him an ally for communities and an influential educator on sustainable energy.
Invoking the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, Gov. Kay Ivey today declared a state of emergency due to the landfill fire in St. Clair County. The proclamation signed by Gov. Ivey states that the fire "poses extraordinary conditions of disaster and of extreme...
GASP: What is/was your major and why did you choose it? Anastasia: Three and a half years ago, when the decision of choosing a major was due to be added to my degree plan, truthfully I wasn’t sure what to major in. All I knew was I had made it to college and I wanted...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a proposal to strengthen the annual National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for fine particulate matter, or PM2.5, from 12 micrograms per cubic meter (µ/m3) to a range of 9–10 µ/m3. The...
On Friday, November 25 a large underground fire was reported to the Moody Fire Department. The source of the fire is a "green waste" landfill operating under the name Environmental Landfill, Inc. GASP has received dozens of complaints about the air quality as a result...
Groups and Jefferson County Board of Health file consent decree to stop north Birmingham air pollution BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — In an unprecedented step to improve air quality for Birmingham residents, GASP, the Southern Environmental Law Center, and the Jefferson County...
It's Time to Strengthen Soot Standards
We need the strongest possible pollution standards to protect our air and improve public health.