North Carolina orders Duke Energy to clean up its coal ash pollution

After hundreds of North Carolina residents came out to meetings and called for Duke Energy’s coal ash to be moved to dry lined storage out of gro...

Introducing SELC’s Executive Director Jeff Gleason

On April 1, Jeff Gleason takes the helm as Executive Director and President of the Southern Environmental Law Center. He steps in for Founder Ric...

After 3 years of negotiation, Forest Service compromises on timber project

The U.S. Forest Service has significantly scaled back its proposal to log nearly 1,500 acres of forest around High Knob and Pickem Mountain in th...

Clock is ticking to save wild red wolves as species’ status confirmed

A report released today confirms the classification of red wolves as a species. The study by the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and M...

Alabama lawmakers strengthen ALDOT accountability as part of gas tax increase

In an eventful start to the 2019 legislative session, Alabama lawmakers have taken action to address two of the most serious deficiencies in the...

Groups challenge Interior’s failure to disclose public information

Today SELC and Defenders of Wildlife filed suit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Department of Interior officials for failing to pr...

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