Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

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”

March 22, 2019

Alabama lawmakers strengthen ALDOT accountability as part of gas tax increase

March 1, 2019

Clean water prevails in agreement with Alabama sewage treatment plant

February 14, 2019

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...

December 17, 2018

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...

December 11, 2018

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

November 26, 2018

Birmingham City Council applauded for opposition to Cahaba Beach Road project

November 26, 2018

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,...