Taxonomy Archives: Alabama
Federal court rules Alabama coal company Drummond is violating Clean Water Act
Groups Oppose the EPA’s Proposal to Gut the Clean Water Act
WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Southern Environmental Law Center filed comments on behalf of 80 conservation and community organizations against the EPA’s proposal to drastically reduce what waters
Alabama Rivers Alliance awards SELC attorney 2019 “River Hero”
Alabama lawmakers strengthen ALDOT accountability as part of gas tax increase
Clean water prevails in agreement with Alabama sewage treatment plant
New Video Outlines What’s at Stake in Federal Proposal to Gut Clean Water Act
Earlier today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) opened the public comment period for citizens to provide feedback on a proposal to gut the Clean Water Act by redefining what waters are protec...
Statement in Response to Adverse Decision in Black Creek Mine Challenge
Birmingham, AL—An Alabama federal court has issued a decision affirming the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer's approval of a permit authorizing coal mining material to be dumped into streams that feed into...
Administration’s Attack on Clean Water Act is a Giveaway to Polluters
WASHINGTON – The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) released the following statement in reaction to the administration’s proposal that guts the Clean Water Act
Birmingham City Council applauded for opposition to Cahaba Beach Road project
Alabama Utilities Confirm Pollution of Groundwater, Stability Problems with Unlined Coal Ash Pits
Recent filings from Alabama utilities show that in addition to ongoing groundwater contamination, most coal ash ponds are less than five feet from the uppermost aquifer, or potentially in the aquifer,...