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Coal plant pollution to flow more freely under 2 new proposals

Today, in a blow to clean water, the Trump administration proposed rollbacks of two crucial rules that limit coal plants’ ability to dump toxic p...

SELC signals lawsuit over plastic pollution of Charleston harbor

South Carolina environmental officials have said a July spill of plastic pellets from a local packaging company that littered beaches for miles w...

We just sued to protect clean water

SELC filed a federal lawsuit today to stop the the EPA and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from rolling back some of the country’s most important en...

Multi-front attack on clean water takes aim at state authority

UPDATE: Read SELC's comments, submitted Oct. 21, here.  In another affront to clean water protections, the Trump administration is proposing to...

Trump administration continues efforts to gut Clean Water Act protections

The Trump administration today completed its repeal of the 2015 Clean Water Rule, part of its multi-phase effort to gut Clean Water Act protectio...

SELC challenges Siler City water quality permit

On July 24, 2019, SELC filed documents outlining the issues before the N.C. Office of Administrative Hearings in a case challenging a North Carol...

SELC shares Georgians’ concerns about proposed titanium mine near Okefenokee Swamp

This week, back-to-back public meetings in southeast Georgia drew large crowds from all over the state with concerns about a proposed titanium mi...

Settlement puts lake, industrial site on path to clean up

Though a former aluminum smelting operation along the shores of North Carolina’s Badin Lake shuttered in the ‘90s, on-site hazardous waste has co...

SELC challenges N.C. permit allowing pollution into Rocky River

SELC recently challenged a North Carolina clean water permit that would allow the Town of Siler City in central North Carolina to discharge nutri...

Federal court rules Alabama coal company Drummond is violating Clean Water Act

An Alabama federal judge has ruled that Drummond Company is violating the Clean Water Act at its Maxine Mine site by continuously discharging aci...

Broad coalition goes on record against gutting of Clean Water Act

SELC continued its battle against a proposal by the Trump administration’s Environmental Protection Agency to strip Clean Water Act protection fr...

Alabama Rivers Alliance awards SELC attorney 2019 “River Hero”

The Alabama Rivers Alliance recognized leaders from across the state at their River Celebration Awards Banquet as part of their annual Alabama Wa...

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