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Laundry list of reasons why mining next to the Okefenokee Swamp is a bad idea

The Okefenokee Swamp, a pristine and iconic wetland in southern Georgia, is home to the state’s treasured Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge. Th...

Celebrate National Public Lands Day

Each year, National Public Lands Day provides a chance to reflect on the key role these special public spaces play in American lives. One of the...

SELC defending Virginia uranium mining ban against repeated industry attacks

As Virginia Uranium, Inc. continues refusing to take no for an answer, SELC and our partners, the Dan River Basin Association and the Roanoke Riv...

Alabama Oil and Gas Board hits pause on tar sands regulations

Communities in northwest Alabama are breathing a sigh of relief, as plans for opening the area to asphaltic mining for oil sands (also known as t...

Conservation groups weigh in to preserve Virginia ban on uranium mining

SELC filed a brief this week on behalf of the Roanoke River Basin Association and the Dan River Basin Association defending against an industry c...

Court orders Corps to fix errors, but won’t toss coal permits

For over two years, SELC and our partners have been working to get rid of a harmful, controversial permit that allows for unlimited filling of st...