Taxonomy Archives: Alabama

July 1, 2020

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

June 19, 2020

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 ...

June 17, 2020

SELC Statement on Senate Passing of The Great American Outdoors Act

June 9, 2020

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...

June 4, 2020

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

April 29, 2020

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...

April 23, 2020

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.

April 21, 2020

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...

April 21, 2020

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...

March 11, 2020

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...