Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

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

February 24, 2021

Hydrogeologic report warns of pipeline threats to Memphis drinking water source

February 22, 2021

Tennessee Congressman urges White House to rescind Memphis pipeline permit

February 11, 2021

2021 Reed Awards Honor Great Writing About the Southeast’s Fragile Coast

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Two writers who have delved into the past and present challenges facing treasured places on the Southeast coast will receive the 2021 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Award...

February 10, 2021

SELC & Concerned Citizen Groups Statement in Response to the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers Verifying that the Byhalia Pipeline Qualifies for Nationwide Permit 12

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), Memphis Community Against the Pipeline, Protect Our Aquifer and Tennessee Chapter of the Sierra Club released the following statement in ...