Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

August 3, 2023

EPA proposes to deny Alabama’s coal ash program

MONTGOMERY, Ala.-- Today, the EPA has denied the Alabama Department of Environmental Management’s application to operate a state program to permit coal ash disposal sites under the federal Coal Combus...

August 1, 2023

Reed Environmental Writing Award announces 2024 call for nominations

July 19, 2023

Bluestone Coke caught polluting again

July 14, 2023

Bluestone Coke violates Clean Water Act, polluting Five Mile Creek 

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center, representing Black Warrior Riverkeeper and GASP, warned the owners of Bluestone Coke they have 60 days to clean up water pollution from t...

July 7, 2023

Clean water win: Stopping dangerous development practices in Alabama

June 22, 2023

ALDOT plan dumps millions into failed Northern Beltline project

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.-- While infrastructure around the state crumbles, the Alabama Department of Transportation continues to dump money into the failed Northern Beltline project—a proposed 52-mile bypass ...

June 20, 2023

Coosa Riverkeeper Reaches Water Quality Settlement with Newcastle Homes 

BIRMINGHAM, AL - The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) has reached a settlement with Newcastle Homes on behalf of the Coosa Riverkeeper.  

June 15, 2023

Alabama Public Service Commission greenlights more large-scale solar  

MONGOMERY, Ala.—The Alabama Public Service Commission issued a decision late Wednesday allowing Alabama Power to greatly expand the amount of renewable energy resources on its system, which will bring...

March 3, 2023

Conservation groups file to defend rule restoring longstanding federal clean water protections from industry attack

December 21, 2022

Five years of tracking Southern utility solar policies show growth, potential for progress