Taxonomy Archives: Alabama
Broken Ground Podcast Launches New Season: Navigating Sea Level Rise in the South
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – Broken Ground, a podcast by the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), launches its new season
Four Health and Medical Groups File Legal Action Defending Lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, and Physicians for Social Responsibility, represented by the Southern ...
SELC Statement on Senate Passing of The Great American Outdoors Act
PSC Approves Alabama Power’s $1+ Billion Gas Expansion
MONTGOMERY, AL—Today the Alabama Public Service Commission voted to approve the single largest capacity increase ever proposed by Alabama Power, which will cost customers over $1.1 billion despite sig...
Trump administration environmental order could further silence vulnerable communities
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Today the Trump administration said it will issue an executive order directing federal agencies to bypass a longstanding bedrock environmental law that protects communities
Conservation Groups Challenge EPA’s Gutting of Clean Water Protections in Federal Court
CHARLESTON, S.C. – Conservation groups today challenged in federal court the administration’s effort to gut clean water protections from wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 m...
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...