Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee
SELC seeks to halt Trump administration’s parting shot at national forests
BIG STONE GAP, Va. — A lawsuit filed today seeks to reverse the Trump administration’s elimination of critical safeguards that have protected national forests from unneeded, ill-conceived and destruct...
Citizens groups urge federal agency to deny permit for oil pipeline over vital aquifer
Pipeline Proposed by Valero and Plains Puts Black Communities, Memphis’ Drinking Water at Risk of Contamination
MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), Protect Our Aquifer, Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Memphis Community Against the Pipeline are urging the U.S. Army Corps of E...
President-elect Biden Names SELC’s Director of Regulatory Policy to Top White House Environmental Post
WASHINGTON — Brenda Mallory, Director of Regulatory Policy for the Southern Environmental Law Center, has been chosen to lead the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where she will be a prin...
2020 Trends Making and Braking Rooftop Solar in the South
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced its 2020 Solar “Makers” and “Brakers” list highlighting some of the most impactful policies affecting rooftop solar ...
U.S. Forest Service Finalizes 11th-hour Rule to Cut Science and Public Input; Increase Logging on National Forests
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Congressman Donald McEachin, and Advocates host Townhall marking 48th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act
Endangered Nashville crayfish at risk of losing protections
Administration Weakens Rule that Limits Toxic Wastewater from Coal Plants
WASHINGTON - In response to the Trump administration’s rollback of a crucial rule--known as Effluent Limitation Guidelines or ELG for power plants
Conservation Groups Challenge Trump Administration’s Attack on the Power of States and Local Residents to Protect Clean Water
CHARLESTON, S.C.—Conservation groups today challenged in federal court a Trump administration rollback of clean water protections