Taxonomy Archives: Clean Air and Water

January 18, 2024

Federal regulators put communities, climate at risk by rubberstamping TVA’s proposed Cumberland Pipeline

January 10, 2024

EPA air pollution proposal will restrict the public’s ability to challenge unlawful permits

ATLANTA— This week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a national rule eliminating its ability to object to a state-issued Clean Air Act Title V operating permit that illegally excludes ...

December 4, 2023

Groups challenge South Carolina agency’s illegal rules for major water withdrawals

December 2, 2023

New methane safeguards will cut climate pollution and protect communities

November 14, 2023

SELC statement on EPD permitting Plant Hammond’s coal ash closure plan  

ATLANTA— Today Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division issued final permits to close Georgia Power’s Plant Hammond Ash Pond 3 in Floyd County. The state issued permit calls for capping more than 1...

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