Taxonomy Archives: Clean Air and Water

June 8, 2023

North Carolina legislature’s elimination of wetlands protections increases flood risks and endangers communities and fisheries

June 7, 2023

Air Pollution Control Board votes to remove Virginia from Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

May 25, 2023

U.S. Supreme Court sides with polluters, abandons basic protections for America’s clean water and communities

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Supreme Court today severely restricted the government’s ability to protect critical streams, wetlands, and other waterways that shield families and communities across the South an...

May 11, 2023

Georgia textile mill agrees to stop PFAS pollution

ROME, Ga. — In a victory for the health of Georgia’s Chattooga River, Alabama’s Weiss Lake, and downstream communities, a major textile mill in northwest Georgia has committed to permanently cease the...

May 10, 2023

Flint Riverkeeper resolves water quality concerns from large dairy operation

AMERICUS, Ga.—The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia has entered a Consent Decree resolving issues and claims concerning the operations of a large dairy near Americus Georgia broug...

March 20, 2023

Conservation groups appeal state’s decision to ignore ‘sewer scum’ in Middle Tennessee waterway

March 6, 2023

Draft Sanford, N.C. permit allows pollution of drinking water source for 50,000 people with toxic PFAS and 1,4 dioxane, SELC warns

March 3, 2023

Conservation groups file to defend rule restoring longstanding federal clean water protections from industry attack

January 19, 2023

State invites public comment on Georgia plan for proposed mine on doorstep of Okefenokee Swamp

December 30, 2022

Federal clean water protections restored for many waterways after Trump administration removal