Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

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...

April 21, 2020

Amid Health Crisis, Trump Administration Advances Rule to Gut Essential Clean Water Protections

WASHINGTON, DC – As communities across the country take action against COVID-19, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today published a rule in the Federal Re...

March 10, 2020

Company withdraws plans to inject wastewater into Memphis’ drinking water source

February 4, 2020

DOE needs to rethink problematic landfill proposed for nuclear Superfund site