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Congressional bill helps communities facing environmental injustice

A bill to advance environmental justice was introduced in Congress earlier this month by U.S. Reps. Raúl Grijalva, Donald McEachin and U.S. Sen....

Biden admin takes bold action on climate change and environmental justice

President Biden’s first two weeks in office have set out an incredibly ambitious environmental agenda, promising a broad response to the climate...

Trump administration finalizes rule narrowing habitat protected by Endangered Species Act

In its final days in office, the Trump administration is continuing its assault on environmental regulations. The administration finalized a rule...

Brenda Mallory on the transition

President-elect Joe Biden nominated SELC’s Director of Regulatory Policy Brenda Mallory to Chair the White House Council on Environmental Quality...

President-elect Biden names SELC’s Director of Regulatory Policy to top environmental post

Brenda Mallory, Director of Regulatory Policy for the Southern Environmental Law Center, has been chosen to lead the White House Council on Envir...

8 ways we’re thwarting Trump’s anti-environmental agenda

SELC has emerged as an effective and trusted national leader in fighting against the Trump administration’s long list of anti-environmental assau...

Beating back 4 years of bad policy and moving climate action forward

The Southern Environmental Law Center has taken the lead on challenging some of the Trump administration’s most egregious assaults on environment...

SELC files to halt Trump administration attempts to gut key environmental law

Attorneys for SELC have filed a motion to prevent the Trump administration from moving forward with efforts to weaken enforcement of the National...

EPA announces move to strip Clean Water Act protections

Despite opposition from hundreds of thousands of Americans, today the Trump administration finalized a rule to gut long-established clean water p...

Final Interior rule on public info avoids disaster but concerns remain

The Department of the Interior (DOI) released a final rule today that impacts the agency’s process for releasing public records in ongoing effort...

SELC and partners blast Forest Service proposal to gut NEPA

The U.S. Forest Service proposed sweeping policy changes in June that would eliminate environmental review and public involvement for most of its...

SELC condemns administration plan to dismantle Endangered Species Act

SELC came out strongly against changes to implementation of the U.S. Endangered Species Act put forth this week by the Trump administration. “Th...

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