Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee
Nashville mayor signs letter urging Congressional climate action
SELC seeks nominations for Phil Reed Environmental Writing Award
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center is now accepting submissions for the 2021 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards.
Lawsuit: Government illegally “cut corners” to ram through NEPA changes
SELC Statement on U.S. House of Representatives Passing of the Great American Outdoors Act
WASHINGTON D.C. – Today, the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) released the following statement in response to the U.S. House of Representatives passing the Great American Outdoors Act.
Feds gut cornerstone environmental protection
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...
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 ...
SELC Statement on Senate Passing of The Great American Outdoors Act
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