Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

December 13, 2018

Memphis Groups Call For Shelby County Health Department To Revoke Five TVA Water Well Permits Under

MEMPHIS, TN – The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Protect Our Aquifer and the Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club, sent a letter yesterday calling for the Shelby County Health ...

December 11, 2018

Administration’s Attack on Clean Water Act is a Giveaway to Polluters

WASHINGTON – The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) released the following statement in reaction to the administration’s proposal that guts the Clean Water Act

October 23, 2018

SELC Launches New Website Shedding Light on Utility Charges for Rooftop Solar Customers

SELC launched the Rates of Solar website, an interactive site that provides simple, straight-forward information about how utilities across the Southeast are treating customers with rooftop solar.

September 25, 2018

Statement in Regards to Decision in Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals on TVA Coal Ash

NASHVILLE, TN— In response to the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals’ decision today, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) issued the following statement on behalf of DJ Gerken, SELC managing atto...

August 16, 2018

Federal Judge Strikes Down Administration’s Clean Water Act Attack

A federal judge in South Carolina today struck down the administration’s effort to strip away crucial clean water protections for nearly 20 million people in the South and 117 million people across th...

August 2, 2018

Trump Administration Releases Destructive Rollback of Clean Car Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Today, the Trump administration released its proposal to rollback clean car standards – freezing fuel economy and greenhouse gas emission standards for vehicles at 2020 levels for fiv...

August 2, 2018

SELC Calls for Submissions for the Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards.

July 19, 2018

SELC Founder, Executive Director Rick Middleton Announces Retirement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Rick Middleton, who founded the Southern Environmental Law Center 33 years ago and built it into a powerhouse of environmental and legal protections for the Southeast, has announ...

June 29, 2018

Suit voluntarily dismissed after timber sale cancelled by Cherokee National Forest

June 28, 2018

Conservation Groups Voluntarily Dismiss Lawsuit After Cancellation of Timber Sale in National Forest

Conservation groups voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit previously filed in federal court alleging that the US Forest Service illegally endangered the soil, forests and waters of the Cherokee National For...