Our Suwannee Riverkeeper Southwings flight of October 5, 2019, caused the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to demand Twin Pines Minerals explain their equipment site on pain of civil or criminal penalties.
At Risk: Water supply for communities, farms, recreation, and wildlife
Threat: Outdated water management
The Flint River provides water for over one million people, 10,000
farms, unique wildlife, and 300 miles of exceptional fishing and
paddling. Despite being in a historically wet area of the country,
in recent years many Flint River tributaries are drying up
completely and the river’s low flows have dropped dramatically.
American Rivers and Flint Riverkeeper are working in collaboration
with diverse partners to restore the flows and health of the Flint.
The State of Georgia also has a role to play and must act to protect
the Flint in droughts and at all times to safeguard the river’s
health for today and future generations.
The Flint is a river running dry. The reasons are many, and include