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Abandoning vehicle emission limits could upend infrastructure plans

The current administration likes to claim that its attempts to roll back environmental safeguards are all done in the name of “regulatory certain...

EPA proposes do-nothing approach to greenhouse gas rule

The Trump EPA today extended its unprecedented streak of placating polluters, this time floating a plan that will do little or nothing to reduce...

Trump administration releases destructive rollback of clean car standards

Today, the Trump administration released its proposal to rollback clean car standards – freezing fuel economy standards and greenhouse gas emissi...

Infrastructure proposal undermines key environmental safeguards

A new proposal put forward by House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Bill Shuster attempts to revive the stalled debate over how to add...

SELC appeals harmful clean water injunction

On behalf of National Wildlife Federation and One Hundred Miles, SELC appealed the decision of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District...

EPA bows to polluters with new coal ash rule

This week the Environmental Protection Agency weakened federal rules for coal ash storage that move our country backwards and put America’s water...

Speak up for the right to speak up

The deadline to let the federal government know that transparency and citizen participation are essential to any major projects it undertakes has...

Administration launches major attack on core environmental safeguard

The Trump administration took the first steps in the administrative process to undermine one of the nation’s most important environmental laws –...

Administration signals unprecedented attack on America’s clean water protections

Today, the Trump administration announced it submitted a proposal for inter-agency review that would reportedly gut the Clean Water Act, strippin...

Appeals Court again sides with citizens protecting clean water

The United States Court of Appeals has rejected a major pipeline company’s request to reconsider the court’s April ruling in which it held that l...

SELC sues for information on secret public lands overhaul

As numerous signs suggest a potential shakeup in how the nation’s public lands are overseen, SELC is suing for access to public information about...

SELC, 16 Southeastern conservation groups urge EPA to abandon Clean Power Plan repeal

Failing to address carbon dioxide pollution through reasonable measures like the Clean Power Plan could lead to a host of dangers to the Southeas...

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