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Give a hoot! Rocket City recognizes companies at Air Pollution Control awards 

HUNTSVILLE – An environmentally aware bird in the 1970s named Woodsy Owl famously urged Americans to “Give a hoot! Don’t pollute.’’ Another raptor of...

Huntsville Green Team seeks volunteers for Archer Park, Terry Heights cleanup

HUNTSVILLE – City officials have a request for residents -- volunteer Saturday to work with the environmental group to "Keep Huntsville beautiful and green." Volunteers...

ADEM sends reminder to stop the drip when freeze ends 

MONTGOMERY – A steady flow of water through the pipes is an essential practice when temperatures drop below freezing, a rare event in the...

Madison County residents urged to ‘save planet’ at Operation Christmas Cleanup

HUNTSVILLE – Christmas has come and gone and the time will soon come to take down the tree. The cities of Huntsville and Madison...

Giving Tuesday: Navistar awards inaugural grant to Land Trust of North Alabama

LISLE, Ill. -- The Land Trust of North Alabama is an inaugural award recipient of Navistar's environmental equity programs. As a part of its commitment...

State lowers No Burn Order to Fire Alert status for North Alabama

MONTGOMERY -- With rain again bringing relief for many of Alabama’s wildland firefighters, the Alabama Forestry Commission is easing fire restrictions across much of the...

Huntsville Environmental Sustainability Commission to ‘leave a better city for kids, grandkids’

HUNTSVILLE – With major growth in population, business and ongoing construction projects that seem to be everywhere in the city these days, the mayor...

Huntsville fire chief issues no burn order: ‘We’re sitting on a powder keg’

HUNTSVILLE – No means no. No open fire pits, no lighting piles of brush, no campfires. Outdoor burning is strictly prohibited in Alabama. Even though...

Huntsville volunteers invited to Tree Planting Day

HUNTSVILLE – The Green Team will be in action Saturday, spearheading Mayor Tommy Battle’s annual Tree Planting Day event designed to grow community goodwill...

UAH student team wins EPA grant for drinking water research

HUNTSVILLE  – A student team from the University of Alabama in Huntsville won a grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to develop a...