Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

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

August 31, 2020

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

August 26, 2020

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

August 18, 2020

SELC Challenges TVA’s Long-term Contract Decision

SELC is challenging in federal court the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) monumental decision to implement never-ending contracts designed to keep local power distributors captive customers of the f...