Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

January 20, 2021

SELC Statement on Rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement by Executive Director Jeff Gleason in response to President Biden’s Executive Order to rejoin the Paris Cl...

January 14, 2021

Groups urge Memphis water utility to protect wellfield and aquifer from oil pipeline threat

January 8, 2021

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...

December 22, 2020

Citizens groups urge federal agency to deny permit for oil pipeline over vital aquifer

December 21, 2020

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...

December 17, 2020

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...

December 17, 2020

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 ...

November 18, 2020

U.S. Forest Service Finalizes 11th-hour Rule to Cut Science and Public Input; Increase Logging on National Forests

October 26, 2020

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, Congressman Donald McEachin, and Advocates host Townhall marking 48th Anniversary of the Clean Water Act

October 7, 2020

Endangered Nashville crayfish at risk of losing protections