Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

April 22, 2021

New Season of Broken Ground Podcast Focuses on Women in the South Fighting for Environmental Justice

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — In celebration of Earth Day, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC)  launched its latest season of Broken Ground, talking with women in the South who are on the frontlines...

April 21, 2021

Memphis-area Congressman leads letter asking Biden to re-evaluate Byhalia permit

April 2, 2021

Concerned Citizens Challenge the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fast-Track Water Permit for Byhalia Pipeline

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), filed suit late yesterday on behalf of Memphis Community Against Pollution (MCAP)*, Protect Our Aquifer, and the Sierra Club, against the...

April 2, 2021

Concerned Memphians challenge Corps’ fast-track water permit for Byhalia Pipeline

March 18, 2021

Landmark Environmental Justice Bill Introduced in Congress

WASHINGTON — Today the most far-reaching Congressional bill to advance environmental justice was introduced, during a time of increasing political commitment to address how communities of color and pe...

March 16, 2021

Clean Energy Advocates Call on TVA to Halt Its Plans for New Gas, Align with Federal Goals

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Clean energy groups, in public comments submitted on March 13, are calling on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to halt its plans for a massive build-out of gas-fired power plant...

March 15, 2021

Al Gore comes to Memphis to oppose ‘reckless, racist’ Byhalia pipeline

March 10, 2021

How the Byhalia Pipeline would have impacted Memphis

March 8, 2021

Valero crude oil leak heightens concerns over proposed pipeline

March 1, 2021

On the Ground in Tennessee