Taxonomy Archives: Clean Air and Water

November 7, 2023

SC agency violated Clean Water Act by proposing toxic discharge permit, groups say

October 27, 2023

Georgia Power asks regulators to expand fossil fuel use 

ATLANTA— Today Georgia Power filed an off-cycle integrated resource plan asking the Georgia Public Service Commission to approve a significant increase in fossil fuels, adding about 30% more methane g...

October 26, 2023

New Congressional bill proposes protections from toxic PFAS pollution for military members, families, and communities

October 25, 2023

North Carolina industry group challenges $1.70 on their bills designed to safeguard low-income customers from disconnection amid soaring electricity costs

October 24, 2023

N.C. cities seek to contaminate drinking water for about 1M North Carolinians, SELC warns  

October 20, 2023

National air expert joins SELC to ramp up fight against air pollution in the South 

ATLANTA — The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) today announced that Keri Powell, a nationally recognized Clean Air Act expert, has joined the organization as a senior attorney and leader of SE...

October 9, 2023

EPA asked to intervene in Prichard Ala. water crisis 

PRICHARD, Ala. — Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of We Matter Eight Mile Community Association and more than 20 environmental justice and faith-based groups, drafted and ...

October 2, 2023

Tuscaloosa ignores chronic sewage spills, groups join state lawsuit

TUSCALOOSA, Ala.— Black Warrior Riverkeeper and Friends of Hurricane Creek, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), petitioned the Court to join a lawsuit against the city of Tusc...

September 29, 2023

Environmental groups urge approval of new NEPA rule 

September 13, 2023

Bluestone Coke sued for water pollution

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Today Black Warrior Riverkeeper and GASP, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, filed a lawsuit against Bluestone Coke for violating the Federal Clean Water Act.