Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

August 22, 2019

Southern Environmental Law Center’s Statement in Response to TVA’s Long-Term Energy Plan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In response to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) announcement today that the federal utility’s board approved its integrated resource plan

August 22, 2019

EPA Proposes Rule to Limit States’ Ability to Protect People

An administration’s proposal published today in the Federal Register would limit the information states have when making decisions about how to protect people and clean water from pollution.

June 20, 2019

Funding cut reveals growing drilling opposition

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has stepped in to block offshore drilling, sending a clear message to the Trump administration that the pursuit of oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean is again...

June 19, 2019

Trump Administration’s Energy Plan Stalls Progress on Climate Change

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Today the Trump administration released its replacement to a federal plan to tackle climate change

June 17, 2019

TVA faces scrutiny for polluting plans, leaky coal ash pits

June 13, 2019

State of Tennessee and Conservation Groups Reach Settlement over Gallatin Coal Ash Pollution

NASHVILLE, TN – The State of Tennessee’s Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) and two public interest conservation groups entered into a pair of settlement agreements with the Tennessee V...

June 13, 2019

TN Coal Ash Cleanup Larger than 7 Duke Energy Pits

A Tennessee utility today agreed to excavate 12 million tons of coal ash from its unlined disposal pit near Nashville – a site larger than seven of the nine unlined coal ash pits that Duke Energy has ...

June 13, 2019

U.S. Forest Service Proposes to Chop More Trees and Cut Public Input

WASHINGTON D.C. – The U.S. Forest Service released a proposed rule today with significant changes to the agency’s process for considering and accepting public input

June 13, 2019

TVA announces big coal ash clean up after being sued by state and SELC

April 15, 2019

Groups Oppose the EPA’s Proposal to Gut the Clean Water Act

WASHINGTON, DC – Today the Southern Environmental Law Center filed comments on behalf of 80 conservation and community organizations against the EPA’s proposal to drastically reduce what waters