Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

January 30, 2024

Alabama coal ash to be recycled, but questions remain

January 4, 2024

SELC, Mobile Baykeeper statement on Plant Barry coal ash pollution lawsuit dismissal 

MOBILE, Ala.— Today the US District Court for the Southern District of Alabama dismissed a lawsuit filed by the Southern Environmental Law Center, on behalf of Mobile Baykeeper, challenging Alabama Po...

December 5, 2023

Meet our 2024 Phil Reed Environmental Writing Award finalists  

December 5, 2023

SELC announces finalists for the 2024 Phil Reed Environmental Writing Award   

November 20, 2023

Alabamians want clean water, not coal ash pollution

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 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.

August 29, 2023

Recent win protects Birmingham’s drinking water for decades

August 24, 2023

Settlement secured protecting clean, safe drinking water for metro Birmingham

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- Today the Birmingham Water Works Board fulfilled a more than 20-year-old promise to legally protect the source of metro Birmingham’s drinking water.