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TARCOG targets Athens, Fort Payne, Gurley for EPA aid

HUNTSVILLE — Residents in three north Alabama cities concerned about potential environmental hazards in three corridors have four years to pitch for funding to...

Huntsville’s Green Team honors student ambassadors, teachers

HUNTSVILLE – Once greenhorns perhaps when it came to environmental issues, a collection of local students are now practically veterans in the subject. Last week,...

Huntsville Transit offers free Earth Week rides to area college community

HUNTSVILLE – Planet vs. Plastic is the theme for this year’s Earth Week that starts today, but locally another environmental focus will be transportation...

Rubber meets the road: State shows off roads made of tires at Joe Wheeler Park

ROGERSVILLE – Officials with the Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Alabama Department of Environmental Management cut a ceremonial ribbon Friday for...

Celebrate Earth Day by checking out electric vehicles at Fort Payne EVent

BIRMINGHAM – More electric vehicle models are available than ever before, from full-sized pick-up trucks to sedans, SUVs and sleek sports cars. EV owners associated...

Rocket City celebrating Earth Month in April with two Green Team events

HUNTSVILLE – As the colors of winter continue to give way to a new season and the transformation signaling new beginnings, the Huntsville Green...

Give a hoot about owls, but don’t pick them up

HUNTSVILLE - Huntsville Animal Services is urging the public not to pick up owls they find on the ground.   Last week, the department that serves Madison...

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...