Law Office News
  Wed, Oct 13, 2021
Millions of wasted taxpayer $’s possible due to landfill ruling
Tue, Oct 12 2021
Landowners' legal win threatens future of Dothan landfill
Fri, Oct 8 2021
Appeals court holds ADEM permit for Dothan landfill unlawful; Commission and ADEM interpretation of law wrong
Wed, Oct 6 2021
Law Office comments on EPA efforts to enforce Civil Rights Act
Fri, Aug 27 2021
Black residents file appellate brief in challenge to ADEM discrimination procedures
Wed, Aug 18 2021
Environmental Defense Alliance  comments on Alabama water quality criteria for toxic pollutants
Fri, Jul 20 2021
Black residents appeal court dismissal of challenge to ADEM discrimination procedures
Fri, Jun 11 2021
Court dismisses Black residents challenge to ADEM discrimination procedures
Fri, May 28, 2021
Appeals court upholds conviction of former Drummond V.P. and Balch lawyer
Thu, May 27 2021
Dothan landfill opponents detail ADEM permit errors
Fri, May 7 2021
Rights Advocates Fault Rare EPA Discrimination Finding’s Process
Mon, Mar 15 2021
Dothan landfill opponents appeal Court decision affirming ADEM permit
Tues, Feb 2 2021
Circuit Court affirms ADEM decision on Dothan landfill permit
Wed, Jan 6 2021
Black residents file brief challenging ADEM discrimination procedures
Fri, Dec 11 2020
Environmental Commission adopts amendment to witness fee rule
Sun, Nov 1 2020
Trump EPA official pleads guilty, agrees to testify
Tue, Oct 27 2020
Onis "Trey" Glenn sentencing order
Tue, Oct 27 2020
Prosecution accepts misdemeanor plea in high-profile environmental administrator’s case
Mon, Oct 19 2020
Dothan residents detail errors made by ADEM in permitting of Dothan Landfill
Sun, Sep 27 2020
Environmental Commission proposes amendment to witness fee rule

Fri, Aug 14 2020
Environmental Commission denies Alliance rulemaking petition but acknowledges need to amend witness fee rule (video) (transcript) (petition)
Fri, Jul 10 2020
Appeal filed on Dothan Landfill Permit in Circuit Court
Thu, Jul 2 2020
Environmental Defense Alliance petitions AEMC to amend rule to require ADEM to pay witness fees
Wed, Jun 17 2020
State agency approves Dothan's landfill changes
Mon, Jun 1 2020
Environmental Commission to decide landfill expansion challenge
Wed, May 20 2020
Nonprofits Target Open Records Law With Suit Against Three State Officials
Wed, May 20 2020
What is Alabama's AG still hiding? Lawsuit seeks answers

Mon, May 18 2020
Environmental Defense Alliance and Gasp Allege Alabama Officials Violated Open Records Act
Fri, Feb 21 2020
House passes landfill bill allowing alternative materials as temporary cover
Thu, Feb 20 2020
'Alternative cover’ landfill bill raises concerns, more debate expected today
Wed, Feb 19 2020
How Alabama's government stays broken
Wed, Feb 19 2020
House considers bill to allow alternative materials as temporary cover at landfills
Tue, Feb 18 2020
Do we trust ADEM to protect us?
Sun, Feb 9 2020
Whitmire: Alabama needs a new open records law, now
Wed, Feb 5 2020
Whitmire: Where were Alabama prosecutors in the north Birmingham corruption case?
Tue, Feb 4 2020
Rep. Alan Baker introduces HB140 to overturn court decision prohibiting alternative cover materials at landfills
Fri, Oct 18 2019
Alabama ruling hits two landfills with ongoing environmental justice concerns
Fri, Oct 11 2019
Court:  Alabama environmental agency overstepped bounds
Fri, Oct 11 2019
Alabama appellate court declares ADEM rules allowing cover of landfill waste with materials other than soil unlawful
Mon, Sep 23 2019
Notice of intent to sue served on Dothan for wetlands violation at landfill
Fri, Sep 13 2019
11th Circuit Backs Broad EPA Discretion On NPDES Withdrawal
Thu, Sep 12 2019
Court:  EPA may excuse Alabama's non-compliance with Clean Water Act requirements
Thu, Sep 12 2019
Residents Of An Alabama Superfund Site Say It’s Not Their Job To Be Watchdogs
Wed, Aug 14 2019
Oral arguments made to Court on invalidity of Alabama's rules for alternative cover materials at landfills (mp3 file)
Fri, Aug 9 2019
Ethics Charges in North Birmingham Case Survive Challenge
Wed, Aug 7 2019
Court rejects motion to dismiss Ethics Law indictments against Scott Phillips and Trey Glenn
Sun, Aug 4 2019
EPA Overrides Civil Rights Complaint About JCDH, Adding to Residents’ Frustration
Sat, Aug 3 2019
‘Potentially Dangerous Conditions May Exist In This Area’
Tue, Jun 11 2019
Alliance serves notice of intent to sue Water, Sewer & Gas Board of Town of Wedowee for Clean Water Act violations
Tue, Jun 4 2019
Dothan residents challenge landfill permit for third time
Thu, May 9 2019
State approves landfill addition permit
Fri, Apr 26 2019
Law firm announces ongoing association with Environmental Defense Alliance
Fri, Apr 5 2019
Ala. Supreme Court rules Jefferson County Board of Health not subject to state Administrative Procedure Act
Thu, Apr 4 2019
Cahaba Riverkeeper notices intent to sue Taylor Burton Co. for  violations of Clean Water Act at construction site
Sat, Mar 2 2019
Residents near landfill: Move Dump Away
Thu, Feb 28 2019
ADEM holds public hearing to hear concerns about Dothan landfill expansion
Mon, Feb 18 2019
Lawsuit: Black residents claim ADEM discrimination procedures are invalid and promise only illusory relief
Mon, Feb 18 2019
Former Jefferson County DA said he didn’t pursue indictments against Trump’s EPA administrator or associate
Fri, Feb 15 2019
Environmental Defense Alliance presents Comments to Alabama Environmental Management Commission on Maintenance of Public Records (video)
Mon, Feb 11 2019
Claims of selective prosecution, a new attorney roil case against former Trump EPA administrator
Mon, Feb 11 2019
Several charges dropped for Trey Glenn in EPA scandal
Mon, Jan 28 2019
Nat Geo and Cory Booker survey environmental injustice in Alabama (video)
Thu, Jan 10 2019
Choctawhatchee riverkeeper files notice of intent to sue against Clio
Fri, Jan 4 2019
Rights Petition Dismissal Signals EPA's Lack Of Political Will, Critics Say
Fri, Jan 4 2019
Groups notice intent to sue City of Clio for Clean Water Act violations
Fri, Dec 18 2018
LeFleur Still Feeling the Sting From Advocacy Groups’ Condemnation, Responds to Their Criticism
Fri, Dec 14 2018
Environmental Defense Alliance addresses Alabama Environmental Management Commission (video)
Wed, Dec 5 2018
EPA dismisses civil rights complaint against Alabama environmental agency
Mon, Dec 3 2018
How to fix Alabama’s public records scofflaws: Lock them up
Fri, Nov 30 2018
Environmental Defense Alliance submits proposed presentation to AEMC on agency email policies
Wed, Nov 21, 2018
Indictments of Trey Glenn, Alabama environmental commissioner made public
Wed, Nov 21 2018
For them, a coal plant bribery scandal is personal
Wed, Nov 21 2018
Willie Scott Phillips indictment
Wed, Nov 21 2018
Onis "Trey" Glenn indictment
Wed, Nov 21 2018
From coal lobbyists to community leaders-the plot to keep Birmingham polluted
Tue, Nov 20 2018
Pollution, prejudice and profiteering politicians in Birmingham, Alabama
Mon, Nov 19 2018
Alabama A.G. removes top public corruption fighter  | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
Mon, Nov 19 2018
Top official's sudden exit sparks turmoil
Mon, Nov. 19 2018
EPA regional admin Trey Glenn resigns after indictment
Thu, Nov 15 2018
EPA administrator, former environmental commissioner booked into jail
Wed, Nov 14 2018
How a top official landed in criminal trouble
Tue, Nov 13 2018
Stench Of EPA Official's Indictment Scandal Reaches Jeff Sessions | Rachel Maddow | MSNBC
Tue, Nov 13 2018
Who is Scott Phillips? Former Alabama environmental commissioner faces indictment
Tue, Nov 13 2018
Environmental Agency Leaders Indicted for Criminal Violations in Alabama
Tue, Nov. 13 2018
Southeast EPA director, former AEMC member indicted on state ethics charges
Tue, Nov. 13 2018
Who is Trey Glenn? Trump EPA administrator indicted in Alabama has history of ethics issues
Tue, Nov 13 2018
Charges against EPA chief, state regulator are shocking
Tue, Nov 13 2018
Trump’s southeast regional EPA administrator indicted on Alabama ethics charges
Wed, Oct 24 2018
Did Alabama AG Luther Strange unlawfully agree to send letters to EPA in exchange for campaign contributions?

Tue, Oct 23 2018

Former Drummond V.P. and Balch lawyer sentenced to federal prison
Tue, Oct 19 2018
Environmental Defense Alliance addresses Alabama Environmental Management Commission (video)
Mon, Oct 1 2018
Small Town vs. Big Pollution: Black Residents Allege Environmental Racism
Wed, Sep 5 2018
Embattled ADEM director: Handling of north B'ham Superfund site was 'by the book'
Thu, Aug 30 2018
Environmental peril in the place they call home
Thu, Aug 30 2018
Toxic: Life in the shadows of major pollution sources
Wed, Aug 22 2018
Despite court case, environmental regulators ignore duty
Sun, Aug 19 2018
Residents cite 'urban nightmare' as regulators flee
Fri, Aug 17 2018
Residents of polluted Birmingham neighborhoods call for help
Fri, Aug 17 2018
Environmental Defense Alliance presents comments to AEMC on N. Birmingham (written)
Fri, Aug 17 2018
Environmental Defense Alliance presents comments to AEMC on N. Birmingham (video)
Thu, Aug 2 2018
Environmental groups call for ADEM director’s resignation or termination
Tue, Jul 31 2018
Fire the ADEM toad, but watch out for snakes
Mon, Jul 30 2018
Environmental groups call for ADEM director to resign or be fired
Sun, Jul 29 2018
Dirty Business: How Alabama conspired against its own people

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