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Dominion Energy Agrees to Pay $1.4 Million Fine Years After Saying its Toxic Water Dump Was Legal

Dominion Energy has agreed to pay $1.4 million in fines after allegations that it violated seven state and federal environmental laws at two sepa...

SELC op-ed: Cap-in-place is pollute-in-place when it comes to coal ash

Senior Attorney Frank Holleman recently wrote a response in Utility Dive to industry executives claiming that cap-in-place is a fine solution for...

SELC op-ed: Holleman highlights communities’ role in coal ash settlement

An article penned by Senior Attorney Frank Holleman recently appeared on WRAL. In it, Holleman details the bravery and strength required by the c...

N.C. settlement results in largest coal ash cleanup in America

In a historic settlement SELC reached with Duke Energy and the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality today, approximately 80 million...

Coal plant pollution to flow more freely under 2 new proposals

UPDATE: On Thursday, December 19 from 1 p.m.-5 p. m., the Environmental Protection Agency is holding the an online public hearing on its proposal...

Proposed coal ash rollbacks put communities in danger

Next week, the Environmental Protection Agency will hold its first-ever virtual public hearing for folks to weigh in on some of the agency’s prop...

New reports confirm Georgia Power’s coal ash pits are submerged in groundwater

New evidence confirms that Georgia Power’s unlined coal ash pits slated to be capped in place are already submerged in groundwater, which the uti...

SELC op-ed: Duke Energy would rather fight than do what is right when it comes to coal ash

SELC Senior Attorney Frank Holleman tackles the topic of Duke Energy's coal ash management in this News and Record op-ed. His thoughts? For start...

Summer News, 2019

Browse the lastest SELC news, compiled for our Summer 2019 newsletter, below.  Our print newsletter has hit mailboxes every season for more than...

TVA faces scrutiny for polluting plans, leaky coal ash pits

Concerned citizens and environmental groups in the Memphis area are calling for a chance to weigh in on a major utility’s plans to discharge up t...

TVA announces big coal ash clean up after state, SELC sue

Millions of tons of coal ash will be moved out of unlined leaking pits upriver of Nashville thanks to a settlement announced today. The State of...

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