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SELC challenges new, rushed permits for Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A project of the magnitude of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline can’t move forward with slapdash permits, recycled from project to project. So SELC was...

Community voices their opposition as Virginia officials consider pipeline infrastructure

Last night members of the Virginia Air Board and staff from the Department of Environmental Quality heard person after person voice their opposit...

Groups join Virginia to defend ban on uranium mining

Today SELC, on behalf of Roanoke River Basin Association, Dan River Basin Association and the Piedmont Environmental Council, filed an amicus cur...

Virginia Water Board looks the other way on pipeline problems

The Virginia State Water Control Board gave up an important opportunity Tuesday when it chose not to take steps to amend or revoke water permits...

Pipeline construction stopped

The federal government has ordered Dominion and Duke Energy to stop all construction on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. The decision comes on the he...

Virginia officials quietly weakened pipeline standards protecting water

Amid all the hearings, protests, meetings, and headlines bringing attention to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline project, one aspect of the plans was k...

New set of Charlottesville-area Route 29 upgrades earns local endorsements

Looking to build on the success of the recently completed suite of improvements to Route 29 in Charlottesville and Albemarle known as “Route 29 S...

State wades back into pipeline permits in Virginia

In a bold move, the Virginia State Water Control Board has voted to open a public comment period to review the adequacy of controversial federal...

Public comments cause Interior to rethink National Park fee hike

A proposal by the Trump administration to drastically increase visitor fees at national parks is being reconsidered after the Interior Department...

Virginia Supreme Court rules in favor of customers in Dominion solar case

The Virginia Supreme Court today issued a decision to protect the right of Virginia companies to purchase 100 percent renewable energy, a decisio...

SELC announces winners of 2018 Reed Environmental Writing Awards

The Southern Environmental Law Center announced today the winners of the 2018 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. {image1} J. Drew La...

Dominion continues efforts to thwart clean energy in Virginia

The Virginia Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday in an appeal case that further exemplifies Dominion Energy’s attempts to stifle the renewable...

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