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South DeKalb Residents Challenge Metro Green Facility

Stonecrest, GA—Residents of the City of Stonecrest and DeKalb County have moved to intervene in an ongoing suit against Metro Green Recycling’s construction and demolition waste recycling facility. Read More »

U.S. Forest Service Finalizes 11th-hour Rule to Cut Science and Public Input; Increase Logging on National Forests

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Forest Service announced today that it is set to finalize a rule that will cut science-based analysis, transparency, and public input from nearly every decision the agency makes, including logging, roadbuilding, and rights... Read More »

Conservation Groups Sue USFWS to Save Wild Red Wolves

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—On behalf of Red Wolf Coalition, Defenders of Wildlife, and Animal Welfare Institute, the Southern Environmental Law Center today sued the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North C... Read More »

Groups Challenge Trump Administration Rule Allowing More Toxic Wastewater from Coal Plants

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.- Representing groups from communities near and downstream of coal plants in the Carolinas, the Southern Environmental Law Center today challenged the Trump administration’s rewrite of a rule Read More »

Dominion attempts to undercut savings from VCEA

Today, the SELC on behalf of Appalachian Voices revealed at the Virginia SCC that Dominion Energy’s plans would undercut savings from the Virginia Clean Economy Act by overcharging customers for inefficient and unnecessary projects. Read More »

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Congressman Donald McEachin, and Advocates host Townhall marking 48th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON, DC -- To highlight the 48th anniversary of the Clean Water Act becoming law, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Congressman Donald McEachin (D-VA), state and tribal officials, and other clean water advocates hosted a virtual town... Read More »

After fuel spill, $1.5 million secured for S.C. watershed

GREENVILLE, S.C.  — A fund of $1.5 million has been established to protect and remediate water resources in Anderson County as a result of a Clean Water Act suit brought by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of Upstate Forever and the Sa... Read More »

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