Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

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...

August 3, 2020

Nashville mayor signs letter urging Congressional climate action

July 30, 2020

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.

July 29, 2020

Lawsuit: Government illegally “cut corners” to ram through NEPA changes

July 22, 2020

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.

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 ...