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Twin Pines mining plan threatens iconic Okefenokee Swamp

What is the Okefenokee? The Okefenokee Swamp is located in southeast Georgia. The swamp, which covers 438,000 acres and is the largest blackwate...

Biden administration announcement leaves crucial waters in jeopardy

The EPA announced it plans to repeal and replace a harmful, destructive rule by the prior administration that removed federal pollution protectio...

Frontier Logistics agrees to $1.2 million settlement in pellet-pollution lawsuit

Frontier Logistics has agreed to pay $1.2 million to settle a lawsuit that alleged the company spilled plastic pellets from its former facility a...

SELC opposes plan to destroy 200 acres of SC wetlands for development

The state’s environmental agency has granted a pair of certifications for a Charleston-area developer to fill more than 200 acres of wetlands in...

“Grand Strand Expressway” is a smarter alternative to flawed I-73 plan in SC

The Myrtle Beach Area Chamber of Commerce is pushing for a new interstate – I-73 – that could cost taxpayers and drivers more than $2 billion, ev...

Corps’ new nationwide permits fall short

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released updates to 52 permits in its “nationwide permit” program, intended to authorize projects with minor...

Corps issues permit for wasteful, destructive highway project in Virginia’s Tidewater

Despite strong opposition from environmental groups and the localities that would be most affected, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has issued a...

SELC urges review of alternatives to destructive new Route 460

SELC has submitted a comment letter critiquing the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) issued by the U.S. Army Corps of Engi...

Agreement preserves crucial Georgia wetlands

More than 4,000 acres along Georgia’s Altamaha River will be preserved thanks to an agreement reached this week between the state, conservation g...

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...