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Duke Energy Bill a Money and Power Grab, Failing NC Clean Energy and Climate Goals

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—The Southern Environmental Law Center today issued the following statement by senior attorney Gudrun Thompson regarding draft energy legislation circulated by North Carolina General Assembly staff following months of secret legislat... Read More »

Committee Moves Forward North Carolina Petition for Rulemaking to Limit Carbon Pollution

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The groups behind a rulemaking petition to reduce heat-trapping carbon pollution from power plants in North Carolina welcomed today’s decision by the Air Quality Committee of the N.C. Environmental Management Commission to refer th... Read More »

Biden Administration Announcement Leaves Crucial Streams, Wetlands, and Drinking Water Sources in Jeopardy

The Southern Environmental Law Center today released the following statement regarding the EPA’s announcement that it plans to repeal and replace a harmful, destructive rule by the prior administration. Read More »

SELC Statement on NC Offshore Wind Announcement

CHAPEL HILL, NC — Today North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issued an Executive Order directing investment in offshore wind, setting targets for ambitious growth in wind energy by 2040. In response to the announcement, SELC North Carolina Office Direc... Read More »

FERC Clears Way for Action Against Alabama Regulators for Approving Discriminatory Solar Charges

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has declined to grant a petition asking it to initiate an enforcement action against the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) for allowing Alabama Power to impose punitive... Read More »

Rare Red Wolves Released in North Carolina after Federal Court Ruling

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— Red wolf captive breeding facilities today announced the release of four rare red wolves into the wild in North Carolina, after conservation groups won a federal court ruling in January that required the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Serv... Read More »

SELC statement on bill to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

WASHINGTON, DC – New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-06) today announced his intention to file a bill to permanently protect the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. In response, the Southern Environmental Law Center issued the following statement... Read More »

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