Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

June 4, 2021

FERC Clears Way for Action Against Alabama Regulators for Approving Discriminatory Solar Charges

WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has declined to grant a petition asking it to initiate an enforcement action against the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) for a...

May 7, 2021

SELC statement on bill to ban offshore drilling in the Atlantic

WASHINGTON — New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-06) today announced his intention to file a bill to permanently protect the Atlantic Ocean from offshore drilling. In response, the Southern Environme...

May 5, 2021

Catherine Coleman Flowers on being of and for the rural South

May 4, 2021

Federal Regulators Delay Decision and Request More Information on Utilities’ Proposal for New Energy Market

WASHINGTON — Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requested more information before ruling on a proposal by Southeastern utilities to alter the existing wholesale energy market, citing quest...

April 22, 2021

New Season of Broken Ground Podcast Focuses on Women in the South Fighting for Environmental Justice

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In celebration of Earth Day, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC)  launched its latest season of Broken Ground, talking with women in the South who are on the frontlines...

April 1, 2021

We’re representing Alabamians subjected to unjust solar charges

March 31, 2021

Customers, Conservation Groups File Federal Challenge against Alabama Power’s Discriminatory Solar Charges

WASHINGTON — A petition filed today with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) asserts that the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) violated federal law when it allowed Alabama Power to ...

March 18, 2021

Landmark Environmental Justice Bill Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON — Today the most far-reaching Congressional bill to advance environmental justice was introduced, during a time of increasing political commitment to address how communities of color and pe...

March 8, 2021

Groups ask court to permanently protect land held by Birmingham Water Works Board

March 8, 2021

Groups Ask Court to Permanently Protect Land Held by Birmingham Water Works Board

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Cahaba Riverkeeper and Cahaba River Society, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, have filed a challenge in Jefferson County Circuit Court against the Birmingham Wa...