Taxonomy Archives: Alabama
U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Protecting Water from Toxic Pollution
WASHINGTON, DC—Following a decision today by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement by Frank Holleman, a senior attorney at the center.
Former EPA, Army Officials Condemn Trump Administration’s Clean Water Act Rollback
WASHINGTON, DC – Six former senior government officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army today condemned the Trump administration’s plan to gut long-establi...
Amid Health Crisis, Trump Administration Advances Rule to Gut Essential Clean Water Protections
WASHINGTON, DC – As communities across the country take action against COVID-19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published a rule in the Federal Re...
Experts Expose Flaws in AL Power’s Billion Dollar Request
MONTGOMERY, AL—Hearings concluded today before the Alabama Public Service Commission concerning Alabama Power’s petition to add nearly 2.4 gigawatts of new capacity, a proposal that will cost custome...
Alabama must develop a water plan
SELC Announces Winners of the Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced the winners of its 2020 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards, to be presented during the Virginia Festival of the Book i...
Gasp, SELC Seek Intervention in Flawed ABC Coke Settlement
Birmingham, AL—Conservation groups have filed a motion to intervene in ongoing efforts to approve a proposed settlement to address ABC Coke’s illegal emissions of benzene and the impacts on communitie...
Alabama groups file motion to intervene in ABC Coke consent decree
Trump Administration Announces Unprecedented Move to Strip Clean Water Act Protections
WASHINGTON–The Trump administration today announced its rule to gut long-established clean water protections despite opposition from hundreds of thousands of Americans.