Taxonomy Archives: South Carolina

May 25, 2010

BP to be sued over harm to endangered species

The Southern Environmental Law Center and Defenders of Wildlife today notified BP that they would file suit against the company for the unauthorized take of endangered species caused by the continuing...

May 17, 2010

Minerals Management Service’s complicity in Gulf oil disaster challenged in court

Defenders of Wildlife and the Southern Environmental Law Center today filed suit challenging the Minerals Management Service’s (MMS) complicity in the Gulf oil disaster and continued lax oversight of ...

May 12, 2010

Climate Bill:  Admirable Goals, Concerns about Details

We welcome a renewed focus in the U.S. Senate on addressing the problem of climate change, and look forward to working with policymakers to improve the effectiveness of draft legislation outlined tod...

May 5, 2010

EPA Proposes National Safeguards on Coal Ash

After years of delay, tragedy in Tennessee, EPA proposes regulatory options but stops short of issuing a strict rule

May 5, 2010

EPA Proposes National Safeguards on Coal Ash

After years of delay, tragedy in Tennessee, EPA proposes regulatory options but stops short of issuing a strict rule

April 30, 2010

SELC Calls for Administration to Go Beyond a Temporary Halt of New Oil Drilling

As oil continues to spill and reaches the Gulf’s white sands, shrimp and fish nurseries, and productive wetlands and marshes, the Southern Environmental Law Center today called on the Obama Administra...

April 30, 2010

SELC Calls for Administration to Go Beyond a Temporary Halt of New Oil Drilling

As oil continues to spill and reaches the Gulf’s white sands, shrimp and fish nurseries, and productive wetlands and marshes, the Southern Environmental Law Center today called on the Obama Administra...

April 21, 2010

Army Corps Voids Earlier Withdrawal of Protections for Wetlands near Charleston

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers late last week rescinded an earlier decision to remove federal protections for 492 acres of wetlands in Black Tom Bay near Charleston and informed the developer that w...

April 21, 2010

Army Corps Voids Earlier Withdrawal of Protections for Wetlands near Charleston

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers late last week rescinded an earlier decision to remove federal protections for 492 acres of wetlands in Black Tom Bay near Charleston and informed the developer that w...

April 21, 2010

Clarify Legal Protections for Streams and Wetlands

SELC welcomes the introduction of a bi-partisan compromise in the U.S. House of Representatives that restores long overdue protections for streams and wetlands.