Tue, Sep 13 2011
Friends of Hurricane Creek and Black Warrior Riverkeeper sue Black Warrior Minerals for hundreds of water pollution violations  No. 7:11-cv-03307
Update:  Mon, Nov 28 2011, ADEM files suit on NPDES permit violations, No. 63-CV-2011-900978

Mon, Sep 19 2012, District Court grants summary judgment in favor of Defendant

Fri, Oct 12 2012, Plaintiffs appeal to Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, NO. 12-15409-FF

Wed, Nov 13 2013, Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals affirms District Court


Tue, May 31 2011
Citizens for a Clean Southwest Alabama files lawsuit over landfill  No. 21-CV-2011-900039

Sat, May 21 2011
Permit for Gulf County biomass plant is challenged

Tue, May 10 2011
Port St. Joe, Fla residents charge Gov. Rick Scott and Dep't of Environmental Protection with racial discrimination in permitting of biomass facility
Update:  Wed, Nov 30 2011, Project terminated when federal subsidies ended
    

Thu, Dec 1 2011, Civil rights complaint filed with EPA

Mon, Jan 14 2013, Civil rights complaint dismissed by EPA without prejudice to refiling if project becomes funded


Fri, Apr 29 2011
Biomass power may not be so green after all

Fri, Apr 15 2011

ADEM Reform Coalition presents ADEM penalty policy reform recommendations to Environmental Management Commission


Fri, Mar 17 2011
New Senate bill could eliminate minimum ADEM penalties
Update:  Thu, Jun 9 2011, Ala. Act No. 2011-612 signed

Thu, Mar 3 2011
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves second notice of intent to sue Town of Millry for 1,800 continuing violations of Clean Water Act
Update:  Mon, Aug 17, 2009, ADEM files suit, No. 65-CV-2009-900047

Thu, Jan 6 2011

Attorney says Alabama's proposed Construction Stormwater General Permit violates Clean Water Act


State files lawsuit against UBT for pollution permit violations
Update:   Wed, Dec 22 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 46-CV-2010-900128

Wed, Dec 29 2010
Hartford facing potential pollution suit

Fri, Dec 24 2010
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue City of Hartford for over 1,000 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Tue, Feb 22, 2011, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 34-CV-2011-900017

Tue, Oct 26 2010
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue Utilities Board of the City of Tuskegee for over 4,500 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Wed, Dec 22 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 46-CV-2010-900128

Thu, Oct 21 2010
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue Vernon Water and Sewer Board for nearly 2,000 violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Wed, Dec 22 2010, Attorney General and ADEM ask court for opportunity to modify discharge permit, No. 40-CV-2003-000072

Wed, Oct 13 2010
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue Water and Sewer Board of the City of Aliceville for violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Thu, Dec 16 2010, Aliceville commits to terminating discharge in several months 

Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue The Water and Sewer Board of the Town of Leighton for violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Tue, Dec 7 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 20-CV-2010-900232

Sat, Jun 26 2010
Opponents of coal ash landfill in Perry County file federal lawsuit  No. 2:10-cv-00326
Update:   Tue, Apr 16 2013, Suit settled and dismissed

Fri, Jun 25 2010

Lawsuit filed over ash dumping  No. 2:10-cv-00326

Federal suit filed over Perry Co. landfill smell  No. 2:10-cv-00326
Update:   Tue, Apr 16 2013, Suit settled and dismissed

Perry County residents talk

Thu, Jun 24 2010
64 Perry County residents sue Arrowhead Landfill operators  No. 53-CV-2010-000021

Lawsuit filed against Perry Co. landfill operators   No. 53-CV-2010-000021

$64M suit filed against Perry landfill operators   No. 53-CV-2010-000021
Update:   Tue, Apr 16 2013, Suit settled and dismissed

Sun, May 23 2010
Environmentalist says no good coal ash solution

Fri, Apr 16 2010
Tennessee cleanup sends coal ash, anxiety, to Alabama site

Fri, Apr 16 2010
Demopolis Water and Sewer Board faces state lawsuit
Update:   Wed, April 8 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 48-CV-2010-900032

Thu, Apr 15 2010
AG, ADEM sue Demopolis board
Update:   Wed, April 8 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 48-CV-2010-900032

Fri, Mar 12 2010
Circuit court sharply raises fine for Tuscaloosa developer 
Update:   Fri, Apr 8 2011, Court of Civil Appeals vacates and remands Circuit Court ruling for failure to articulate reasons
Alabama Dep't of Envtl. Mgmt. v. Friends of Hurricane Creek, 71 So.3d 673 (Ala.Civ.App. 2011)


Tue, Dec 20 2011, Circuit Court reverses and remands AEMC decision to assess low penalty, No. 03-CV-2009-001320

Fri, Dec 14 2012, Court of Civil Appeals reverses Circuit Court decision because penalty assessment would not redress Plaintiffs' injury, Nos. 2110410, 2110411


Fri, Feb 19 2010
Lawyer says Demopolis violates rules
Update:    Wed, April 8 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 48-CV-2010-900032

Mon, Feb 15 2010
Perry County residents file amended petition to rescind EPA determination of acceptability of landfill for disposal of coal ash

Tues, Feb 9 2010
Conservation Alabama Foundation serves notice of intent to sue Demopolis Water Works and Sewer Board for violations of Clean Water Act
Update:   Wed, April 8 2010, Attorney General and ADEM file suit, No. 48-CV-2010-900032

Thu, Feb 4 2010
Perry Co. residents file intent to sue landfill operators

Tue, Feb 2 2010
Another lawsuit threat faces Arrowhead Landfill

155 Perry County residents notice intention to sue Phill-Con Services, LLC, Phillips and Jordan Incorporated, and corporate officials for violation of Clean Air Act

155 Perry County residents notice intention to sue Phill-Con Services, LLC, Phillips and Jordan Incorporated, and corporate officials for violation of Solid Waste Disposal Act

Fri, Jan 29 2010
Editorial: At the risk of making a pun on "moral bankruptcy" . . .

Landfill bankrupt?

Wed, Jan 27 2010
Perry County landfill bankruptcy raises questions

Fri, Jan 15 2010
Fourteen environmental organizations file petition to withdraw Alabama's authority to administer the NPDES program

Thu, Jan 7 2010
Creekkeeper fears environmental damage

Sun, Jan 3 2010
My Turn: Alabama pays price in coal ash cleanup

Sat, Dec 26 2009
Coal Ash Spill Anniversary as Forgotten as Disaster Itself

Fri, Dec 25 2009
Anniversary of TVA Coal Ash Spill as Forgotten as the Disaster Itself

Thu, Dec 24 2009
Environmental lawyer claims mismanagement of landfill wastewaters

Tue, Dec 22 2009
More than 90 Perry County residents notice intention to sue Perry County Associates, LLC for violation of Clean Air Act

More than 90 Perry County residents notice intention to sue Perry County Associates, LLC for violation of Solid Waste Disposal Act

Fri, Dec 18 2009
Attorney notifies ADEM of Arsenic violations in Rice Creek below Marion WWTP

Thu, Dec 17 2009
Critics Urge EPA to Pull Approval of TVA Coal Ash Disposal in Alabama

Complaint filed alleging offsite discharges of contaminated water from Perry County landfill

Thu, Dec 10 2009
Fike comments on leachate dumping in Marion wastewater lagoon

Tue, Dec 8 2009
U.S. Rep. Artur Davis wants feds to clearly determine risks to Alabamians posed by coal ash


Officials clash over coal ash in Perry County


Mon, Dec 7 2009
Turner to D.C. to testify about Perry County landfill

Perry County residents notice intention to sue Perry County Associates, LLC for violation of Clean Air Act

Perry County residents notice intention to sue Perry County Associates, LLC for violation of Solid Waste Disposal Act

Perry County residents petition EPA to rescind determination of acceptability of landfill for disposal of coal ash

Thu, Dec 3 2009
Attorney wants coal ash shipments to Perry County stopped

Marion residents notice intention to sue City of Marion for creating imminent and substantial endangerment
Update:   Dec 2009, City of Marion ceases leachate disposal

Marion residents notice intention to sue City of Marion for unlawful acceptance of Arrowhead Landfill leachate
Update:   Dec 2009, City of Marion ceases leachate disposal

Marion residents notice intention to sue City of Marion for air pollution violations at leachate lagoon
Update:   Dec 2009, City of Marion ceases leachate disposal

Sat, Nov 21 2009
Attorney Demands Halt to TVA Coal Ash Shipments
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