Mid-Currituck Bridge Delayed

October 17, 2016

New Traffic Forecasts Show Bridge Is Not Needed By Kym Hunter, Southern Environmental Law Center The schedule for constructing the controversial Mid-Currituck Bridge—an expensive and environmentally destructive seven mile toll-bridge that would connect the Outer Banks […]

Settlement to Offset Harm from Monroe Bypass Announced

September 15, 2016

Released by Kym Hunter (Southern Environmental Law Center) and Will Scott (Yadkin Riverkeeper) The Yadkin Riverkeeper, a nonprofit conservation group represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, on September 12, 2016, announced a million-dollar settlement with the North Carolina Departments […]

DEQ May OK More Duke Energy Coal Ash Leaks

August 30, 2016

North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality Seeks to Permit Duke Energy’s Leaks of Coal Ash Polluted Wastewater into the Dan River and Roanoke River Basin Released by Kathleen Sullivan, selcnc.org Three new permits proposed by the […]

SELC Calls for Submissions for Environmental Writing Awards

July 18, 2016

Released by Bill Sublette, selcva.org The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is now accepting submissions for the 2017 Phillip D. Reed Environmental Writing Awards. Nominations are welcome from anyone, including readers, authors, and publishers. Presented each year during […]

Citizen Groups Take Duke Energy to Federal Court

June 14, 2016

Coal Ash Pollution Issue at Duke Energy’s Mayo Site Released by Kathleen Sullivan, selcnc.org The Southern Environmental Law, on behalf of the Roanoke River Basin Association, today brought a Clean Water Act enforcement action in federal court […]