Taxonomy Archives: environmental justice

February 27, 2024

Draft Air Permit for Hopewell AdvanSix Facility Misses the Mark

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. —  This week the Southern Environmental Law Center, Hopewell-Colonial Heights NAACP, Sierra Club’s Falls of the James Group, Virginia Interfaith Power & Light, and Chesapeake Bay ...

February 13, 2024

Regional landfill’s pollution endangers community in Sampson County, N.C. and surrounding environment

January 31, 2024

Igniting a coal ash revolution: 10 years after Duke Energy’s spill into the Dan River

December 22, 2023

SELC Joins Partnership to Connect Communities to Environmental Justice Funding

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — Southern Environmental Law Center has been selected to help connect communities to new funding opportunities as part of a historic federal environmental justice grantmaking program...

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

May 2, 2023

A message on Senator Manchin’s latest attempt to fast-track fossil fuel projects

WASHINGTON- Today, West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin once again introduced a permitting bill intended to fast-track fossil-fuel projects, especially the expensive and risky Mountain Valley Pipeline.

April 21, 2023

Biden Administration ends Earth Week with Executive Order aiming to strengthen Environmental Justice

January 5, 2023

Concerned Citizens of Cook County, SELC secure stringent terms in settlement agreement with Spectrum Energy LLC

December 9, 2022

SELC, GASP secure nearly $1 million penalty against Bluestone Coke plant

January 14, 2022

EPA to investigate discriminatory harm from N.C. hog operations after civil rights complaint

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In response to a civil rights complaint filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the Duplin County Branch of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP and...