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Climate change key as national discussion around infrastructure revs up

As discussion of a major federal infrastructure package continues, a coalition of national groups is again calling for substantial new infrastruc...

Local residents, hunters, and fishermen take NCDOT to court over controversial bridge to OBX

A bridge proposed in the Outer Banks by North Carolina officials has drawn such backlash that today SELC filed suit on behalf of frustrated local...

Alabama lawmakers strengthen ALDOT accountability as part of gas tax increase

In an eventful start to the 2019 legislative session, Alabama lawmakers have taken action to address two of the most serious deficiencies in the...

Local residents, hunters, fishermen outraged by approval of $500M N.C. bridge

Local residents from the Currituck mainland and the nearby northern Outer Banks—along with hunters, fishermen, and wildlife enthusiasts from the...

Challenge filed over deficient water quality permit for $2.2B N.C. toll road

SELC today filed a petition challenging the state’s issuance of a water quality certification permitting the construction of the $2.2 billion 540...

SELC helps curb highway project’s harm to historic resources

SELC and our allies have secured important changes to plans for widening Interstate 66 in Northern Virginia that limit impacts on the Manassas Na...

More than 300 acres to be protected to offset harm from N.C. bypass

The Yadkin Riverkeeper, a nonprofit conservation group represented by SELC, in partnership with Catawba Lands Conservancy, today announced the pu...

SELC op-ed: Transforming transportation to stop climate change

The following piece by Trip Pollard, Director of SELC’s Land and Community Program, appeared in this week's Richmond Times-Dispatch. An excerpt o...

Virginia takes steps to lower carbon pollution from transportation

In recent months, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s administration has taken some positive steps to put the Commonwealth on a path to lowering it...

Speak up now to oppose destructive $2.2 billion 540 toll project

In the midst of recovery from Hurricane Florence, the North Carolina Department of Transportation has submitted an application for permits so tha...

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...

New claims filed over deficient reviews of $2.2 billion N.C. toll road

SELC today filed a slew of new claims and added new defendants in the lawsuit challenging the $2.2 billion 540 toll highway planned south of Rale...

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