Taxonomy Archives: Tennessee

January 31, 2020

SELC Announces Winners of the Phil Reed Environmental Writing Awards

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—The Southern Environmental Law Center has announced the winners of its 2020 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards, to be presented during the Virginia Festival of the Book i...

January 23, 2020

Trump Administration Announces Unprecedented Move to Strip Clean Water Act Protections

WASHINGTON–The Trump administration today announced its rule to gut long-established clean water protections despite opposition from hundreds of thousands of Americans.

December 20, 2019

Tennessee county board rebuffs proposal to put Superfund wastewater in drinking water source

November 13, 2019

2019 Trends Making and Braking Rooftop Solar in the South

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – Today the Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) announced its 2019 Solar “Makers” and “Brakers” list highlighting key trends in policies and actions impacting the growth of ro...

October 23, 2019

Coal company wants to mine on federally protected lands

September 3, 2019

SELC op-ed: Nashville government needs to make tree protections more transparent

August 22, 2019

Southern Environmental Law Center’s Statement in Response to TVA’s Long-Term Energy Plan

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — In response to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) announcement today that the federal utility’s board approved its integrated resource plan

August 22, 2019

EPA Proposes Rule to Limit States’ Ability to Protect People

An administration’s proposal published today in the Federal Register would limit the information states have when making decisions about how to protect people and clean water from pollution.

June 20, 2019

Funding cut reveals growing drilling opposition

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives has stepped in to block offshore drilling, sending a clear message to the Trump administration that the pursuit of oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean is again...

June 19, 2019

Trump Administration’s Energy Plan Stalls Progress on Climate Change

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA—Today the Trump administration released its replacement to a federal plan to tackle climate change