Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

February 8, 2022

Protect waterways to better protect communities SELC tells Biden administration

WASHINGTON—The Southern Environmental Law Center today submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency that were also signed by 90 organizations urging the Biden administration to finalize r...

February 7, 2022

Coosa Riverkeeper, SELC file suit against Newcastle Homes for stormwater pollution

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southern Environmental Law Center filed a lawsuit on behalf of Coosa Riverkeeper today in federal court against Newcastle Homes for consistently violating the Clean Water Act in...

January 11, 2022

EPA takes critical action to address coal ash pollution

WASHINGTON – Today the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency took critical steps to protect communities and clean water from toxic coal ash pollution by making it clear that utilities must deal with as...

December 7, 2021

Bluestone Coke shuts down in Birmingham, AL and provides relief for community

November 18, 2021

EPA proposes reversing harmful Trump rule that stripped protections from many waterways

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement regarding EPA’s announcement today of a draft rule to reverse a harmful, destructive rule by the Trump administ...

November 17, 2021

2021 trends making and braking rooftop solar in the South

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Today the Southern Environmental Law Center announced its annual Solar “Makers” and “Brakers” — a list of policies that are significantly impacting rooftop solar growth across t...

October 21, 2021

Court grants GASP, SELC voice in Birmingham air enforcement case

October 20, 2021

GASP, SELC challenge Bluestone Coke air pollution

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – A state circuit court has granted GASP and the Southern Environmental Law Center’s motion to intervene filed by the groups in order to stop ongoing air pollution violations at the B...

July 13, 2021

SELC files federal challenge against Alabama regulators’ approval of unjust solar fees

July 12, 2021

Federal Suit Filed Against Alabama Regulators’ Approval of Discriminatory Solar Charges

Montgomery, Ala. — Citizens and conservation groups have filed suit in federal district court against the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) for approving Alabama Power’s punitive and discriminat...