Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

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 10, 2020

Company withdraws plans to inject wastewater into Memphis’ drinking water source

February 4, 2020

DOE needs to rethink problematic landfill proposed for nuclear Superfund site

January 31, 2020

SELC Announces Winners of the Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced the winners of its 2020 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards, to be presented during the Virginia Festival of the Book i...

January 23, 2020

Trump Administration Announces Unprecedented Move to Strip Clean Water Act Protections

WASHINGTON–The Trump administration today announced its rule to gut long-established clean water protections despite opposition from hundreds of thousands of Americans.

December 20, 2019

Tennessee county board rebuffs proposal to put Superfund wastewater in drinking water source

November 13, 2019

2019 Trends Making and Braking Rooftop Solar in the South

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced its 2019 Solar “Makers” and “Brakers” list highlighting key trends in policies and actions impacting the growth of ro...

October 23, 2019

Coal company wants to mine on federally protected lands

September 3, 2019

SELC op-ed: Nashville government needs to make tree protections more transparent