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FERC Shirks its Responsibility to Public Interest

Charlottesville, VA—The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is plowing forward by granting next steps to project developers of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline without considering whether a new natural gas pipeline in our region is necessary. Read More »

Leaked Draft of Department of Energy’s Power Report Finds Grid is More Reliable Than Ever, Debunking Secretary Perry’s Claims

Washington, D.C. - The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement in response to news of a leaked draft report from the Department of Energy on the reliability of the nation’s electricity grid. The report was requested by Secr... Read More »

Governor Cooper Joins More Than 125 Coastal Communities in Opposing Offshore Drilling

Chapel Hill, N.C.- The following is a statement by Sierra Weaver, senior attorney at the Southern Environmental Law Center regarding today’s announcement by North Carolina Governor Cooper that he is joining more than 125 coastal communities in opposi... Read More »

Southeast Communities and Governors Should Tell Trump Administration We Don’t Want Offshore Drilling

Washington D.C. – Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) released the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Read More »

Large coalition implores Governor McAuliffe and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality to protect Virginia waters

Charlottesville, VA— The Southern Environmental Law Center, Shenandoah Valley Network, Virginia Conservation Network and more than 75 other environmental, conservation, and public advocacy groups that represent tens of thousands of Virginians Read More »

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