Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee
SELC Statement on Senate Passing of The Great American Outdoors Act
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
Mine proposed on beloved Tennessee river and floodplain draws concern
Nashville native is the latest target of endangered species rollbacks
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...