Taxonomy Archives: Land and Wildlife

November 11, 2022

Mobile Baykeeper, SELC sue Alabama Power to stop coal ash pollution in the delta

November 7, 2022

The once-endangered snail darter is now a Southern success story

October 4, 2022

Here’s how you can help protect endangered right whales now.

September 27, 2022

Conservation groups win lawsuit challenging elimination of critical North Carolina protections for sea turtles and fish

March 25, 2022

SELC statement on proposed gas tax suspension

March 23, 2022

These should be the leading priorities for new US Fish and Wildlife Director

February 2, 2022

SELC statement on U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s revised proposed rule to downlist red-cockaded woodpecker

ATLANTA, Ga. — Today the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced a revised proposal to reclassify the red-cockaded woodpecker. In response to the announcement, SELC Staff Attorney Ramona McGee releas...

December 14, 2021

Conservation groups intervene in permit case to protect Tennessee’s Duck River from unchecked water withdrawals

MARSHALL COUNTY, Tenn. — Represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, The Nature Conservancy and Tennessee Wildlife Federation are intervening in a permitting case to support the state’s effo...

November 3, 2021

State-sanctioned horseshoe crab confinement threatens shorebirds

CHARLESTON, S.C. — A group of conservationists is preparing to sue the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Charles River Laboratories for penning horseshoe crabs in manmade ponds for an...

October 26, 2021

SELC statement on repeal of narrowed habitat protections under the Endangered Species Act

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Today the Biden administration announced its proposal to rescind the Trump administration’s narrowed definition of ‘habitat’ under the Endangered Species Act.