Taxonomy Archives: South Carolina

July 6, 2020

Abandoned ACP is the beginning of our clean energy future

This is a victory for all communities and natural areas in the path of the pipeline—countless farms, rugged national forests, thousands of rivers and streams, and historic African-American and Native ...

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 15, 2020

Atlantic Coast Pipeline problems persist despite Supreme Court decision

WASHINGTON, DC— Today, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court decision that limited the U.S. Forest Service’s authority to issue a permit to the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP).

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

May 27, 2020

Years of fierce fighting end with floodplain preserved

April 30, 2020

Army Corps, Charleston verbally commit to more time for public engagement on seawall plan

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.