Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

August 22, 2019

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.

July 22, 2019

Flawed consent decree fails locals impacted by ABC Coke’s illegal pollution

July 18, 2019

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...

June 20, 2019

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...

June 19, 2019

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

June 13, 2019

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

May 10, 2019

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...

May 10, 2019

Federal court rules Alabama coal company Drummond is violating Clean Water Act

April 15, 2019

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

April 2, 2019

Alabama Rivers Alliance awards SELC attorney 2019 “River Hero”