Alabama Department of Environmental Management News

Parts of Alabama Face Millions of Gallons of Sewage Overflow After Storms

Days of rain have left parts of Alabama awash in millions of gallons of dingy water that overflowed from sanitary sewer systems. On Wednesday, reports submitted to the Alabama Department of Environmental Management showed that more than 18.5 million gallons …

3M Says it Underreported Chemical Discharge in Tennessee River

For more than three years, 3M Co. underreported its discharge of a class of potentially toxic chemicals into the Tennessee River by a factor of 1,000, according to a letter sent by a 3M official to regulators at the Alabama …