Taxonomy Archives: Alabama
Black Warrior Riverkeeper wins SELC’s environmental leadership award
2019 Trends Making and Braking Rooftop Solar in the South
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced its 2019 Solar “Makers” and “Brakers” list highlighting key trends in policies and actions impacting the growth of ro...
Alabama regulators to hold hearing on solar fee
EPA Proposes Rule to Limit States’ Ability to Protect People
An administration’s proposal published today in the Federal Register would limit the information states have when making decisions about how to protect people and clean water from pollution.
Flawed consent decree fails locals impacted by ABC Coke’s illegal pollution
ABC Coke Consent Decree Fails to Address Illegal Pollution
BIRMINGHAM, AL—Conservation groups are charging that a proposed consent decree is woefully inadequate in addressing the impacts of ABC Coke’s illegal levels of toxic pollution on local communities aro...
Funding cut reveals growing drilling opposition
WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has stepped in to block offshore drilling, sending a clear message to the Trump administration that the pursuit of oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean is again...
Trump Administration’s Energy Plan Stalls Progress on Climate Change
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Today the Trump administration released its replacement to a federal plan to tackle climate change
U.S. Forest Service Proposes to Chop More Trees and Cut Public Input
WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Forest Service released a proposed rule today with significant changes to the agency’s process for considering and accepting public input
Court Rules that Drummond is Violating the Clean Water Act on Black Warrior River’s Locust Fork
BIRMINGHAM, AL — An Alabama federal judge has ruled that Drummond Company is violating the Clean Water Act by continuously discharging acid mine drainage into the Black Warrior River’s Locust Fork fro...