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John Cronin, the first Riverkeeper. He used environmental law to stop polluters on the Hudson.

Twenty Years of Waterkeeper Alliance: How the Waterkeeper Movement Shaped and Was Shaped by U.S. Environmental Law

By Karl Coplan. This post originally appeared on the blog of the American College of Environmental Lawyers at www.acoel.org. In the late 1980s, when I was an associate at the environmental boutique law firm of Berle, Kass, and Case in New York City, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and John Cronin came to visit the firm to ...

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How the Clean Water War is Won: Waterkeeper Alliance and Culture Trip Introduce “Waterkeeper Warriors”

The Waterkeeper Warriors campaign features photography of waterways around the world and the Waterkeepers who defend them, with stories voiced by Alec Baldwin, Glenn Close, Larry David, Jon Hamm, Michael Keaton, Lupita Nyong’o, Susan Sarandon and more to educate global citizens on clean water protection Every day, around the world, individuals known as Waterkeepers are ...

waterkeeper alliance 20th anniversary

20 Years of Clean Water Wins

Today, on World Water Day, I can’t help but reflect on the billions of people around the world without access to clean and safe water. But there’s a path toward achieving the United Nations’ 2030 goal of universal, equitable access to safe, affordable drinking water. That path: Strengthening and growing local leaders equipped with tools ...