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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...

Hundreds in Richmond urge federal officials to protect our coast

Virginians’ only opportunity to speak out about the Trump administration’s proposal to allow offshore drilling off Virginia unfolded this week a...

Conservation groups file challenge to National Forest Service’s hasty pipeline decision

This week SELC and The Sierra Club, on behalf of a coalition of conservation groups, filed suit in federal court against the National Forest Serv...

SELC joins with numerous Virginia groups to oppose National Park fee increase

The Trump administration proposal to drastically hike visitor fees at national parks across the country has prompted strong opposition. In Virgin...

Coalition sues FERC over ACP decision

SELC and Appalachian Mountain Advocates filed a challenge in federal court today on behalf of 11 conservation groups challenging the Federal Ener...

How the Virginia General Assembly could impact your commute

As Virginia’s General Assembly works through the annual deluge of proposed bills, resolutions, and budget amendments, a significant portion of th...

Legal challenges filed targeting state and federal Atlantic Coast Pipeline approvals

SELC and Appalachian Mountain Advocates, on behalf of a coalition of community and conservation groups, filed a legal challenge to the Virginia S...

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