BREAKING: Recent Report Shows hydropower Reservoirs in Alabama Emit *Substantial* Amounts of Methane

BREAKING: Recent Report Shows hydropower Reservoirs in Alabama Emit *Substantial* Amounts of Methane

The Alabama Rivers Alliance (ARA), in partnership with PhD students from the Virginia Scientist-Community Interface (V-SCI), has used the G-res modeling tool to analyze the net methane and carbon dioxide emissions of two of Alabama Power’s hydropower facilities, and the results show that these supposedly “clean” and emissions-free hydropower dams and reservoirs actually create and emit significant quantities of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

River, interrupted

River, interrupted

This article was published on Southern Science. Click here to see the article on Southern Science. RIVER, INTERRUPTED Study could restore fish migration path from Gulf to Cahaba River by Sydney Cromwell The 318-mile-long Alabama River is a highway for fish that...
BREAKING: Recent Report Shows hydropower Reservoirs in Alabama Emit *Substantial* Amounts of Methane

Jack’s Spring Policy Update

POLICY UPDATES from Alabama Rivers Alliance Spring has more than sprung, and Alabama is buzzing with another regenerative season. Our native Oakleaf hydrangea is flowering, the turtles are basking in longer days of sunshine along our river banks, and we hope you’re...