Flint River Gets First Executive Director
Riverkeepers keep tabs on the health of a river, advocate for its protection and collect evidence used in lawsuits against companies or regulators allowing pollution or other damage.
The federal court ruling on Lake Lanier last month had a hand in Rogers' decision to take the job.
He thinks the pressure will be on to take water from the Flint to help Atlanta’s water supply.
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