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Prichard Water Alabama News
ADEM bailing out Prichard Water Works and Sewer Board to the tune of $5.8 million after years of mismanagement and neglect

The Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) is providing the for repairs to water tanks and sewers, upgrades, design for future infrastructure and financial audits that are well overdue.

Frozen pipes Alabama News
ADEM warning: Dripping faucets causing utility challenges; Boil water notices in place

During this week’s deep freeze across Alabama, many residents were concerned their water pipes could freeze, so they kept their faucets dripping. However, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) said the demand is straining utility companies.

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EPA investigating ADEM for racial discrimination in wastewater funding in response to SPLC complaint

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday it is investigating whether or not the Alabama Department of Environmental Management engaged in racial discrimination when distributing funding for sanitation infrastructure.

osprey Alabama News
$116K ADEM osprey sculpture ruffles lawmakers’ feathers

Lawmakers placed a 45-day hold on a new osprey sculpture being built at an Alabama Department of Environment Management facility on Thursday.

LANDFILL FIRE 2 Alabama News
ADEM director releases statement defending actions during Moody landfill fire disaster

The director of the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) released a statement on the actions of ADEM concerning the Moody landfill fire that has been burning for months, causing air quality issues in St. Clair County and Jefferson County.