Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

July 15, 2020

Feds gut cornerstone environmental protection

July 14, 2020

Transparency Needed as Southern Utilities Announce Secret Talks to Create Energy Market

Today some of the region’s largest utilities revealed they have for months been engaged in talks to set up a market to sell power to each other at the wholesale level. These behind-closed doors negoti...

June 19, 2020

Four Health and Medical Groups File Legal Action Defending Lifesaving Mercury and Air Toxics Standards

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Lung Association, American Public Health Association, and Physicians for Social Responsibility, represented by the Southern ...

June 17, 2020

SELC Statement on Senate Passing of The Great American Outdoors Act

June 4, 2020

Trump administration environmental order could further silence vulnerable communities

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA — Today the Trump administration said it will issue an executive order directing federal agencies to bypass a longstanding bedrock environmental law that protects communities

May 12, 2020

Mine proposed on beloved Tennessee river and floodplain draws concern

May 5, 2020

Nashville native is the latest target of endangered species rollbacks

April 29, 2020

Conservation Groups Challenge EPA’s Gutting of Clean Water Protections in Federal Court

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Conservation groups today challenged in federal court the administration’s effort to gut clean water protections from wetlands and streams that feed drinking-water sources for 200 m...

April 23, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Protecting Water from Toxic Pollution

WASHINGTON, DC—Following a decision today by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Southern Environmental Law Center released the following statement by Frank Holleman, a senior attorney at the center.

April 21, 2020

Former EPA, Army Officials Condemn Trump Administration’s Clean Water Act Rollback

WASHINGTON, DC – Six former senior government officials from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army today condemned the Trump administration’s plan to gut long-establi...