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By Topic: River And Stream Protection

EPA sends warning to state enviro agency in N.C.

The efforts of North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality to block citizen review of environmental permits have drawn the attention of...

As global shipping grows, SELC keeps an eye on health of Southeastern ports

Listen to the latest Power of the Law Update, where SELC attorneys discuss the issues driving our work. Here, Chris DeScherer, Managing Attorney...

SELC pushes FERC, Alabama Power for water quality protections on the Coosa River

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has agreed with SELC and required Alabama Power to track conditions for aquatic wildlife below its hydro...

SELC continues fighting to protect Blounts Creek

On Monday SELC appealed a recent court ruling that would allow a proposed Martin Marietta mine to destroy a popular fishing creek in eastern Nort...

Tennessee’s Harpeth River among nation’s most endangered

Each year American Rivers names the Top 10 Endangered Rivers in the nation based on the magnitude of a threat to the river in the coming year and...

Court approves destruction of popular North Carolina fishing creek

A state administrative court has denied downstream residents and business owners represented by SELC the right to challenge a permit that would a...

SELC’s Gil Rogers wins lifetime achievement award from Alabama Rivers Alliance

The Alabama Rivers Alliance has dubbed SELC Senior Attorney Gil Rogers, a native of Birmingham, a “River Hero." The honor, given at the Alliance...

Settlement agreement will offset impacts of Charleston Harbor deepening

On behalf of the Coastal Conservation League, SELC recently negotiated a settlement agreement with the South Carolina State Ports Authority that...