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An Alabama Landfill Has Repeatedly Violated State Environmental Laws. State Regulators Waited Almost 20 Years to Crack Down - Inside Climate News

  2023-12-21 by in Inside Climate News

After 20 years of repeated environmental citations, the Ashberry Landfill in rural Opp, Alabama, has finally been issued a civil penalty of $151,950 as part of a proposed Dec. 15 consent order issued by the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM). ADEM officials appeared to crack down on Ashberry back in February, following years of […]

  Tagged under: Alabama

Alabama in billion-dollar showdown with EPA

  2023-11-01 (or before) in Alabama Local News

Can Alabama leave its 100 million tons of coal ash in unlined ponds along rivers, or will the state be forced to dig them out?

  Tagged under: Rivers | Alabama

Billion-dollar prisons: why the US is pouring money into new construction

  2023-10-28 in The Guardian

Studies show incarceration does not improve public safety but ‘tough-on-crime’ Republicans are driving investment in prisons

  Tagged under: US Politics | Alabama

Heat dome’s scorching temperatures in Texas expected to expand across US

  2023-06-28 in The Guardian

Power use in the state reached a record high Tuesday and will continue to strain the grid as the heatwave moves north

  Tagged under: Texas | Electricity Grid | Florida | Alabama

Leaked: US power companies secretly spending millions to protect profits and fight clean energy

  2022-07-27 in The Guardian

One industry consulting firm has influenced politics across Florida, Alabama and at least six other states

  Tagged under: Fossil Fuels | US Politics | Florida | Alabama

Path of Toxic Pollution, an investigative report - Toxic-Free Future

  2021-09-16 (or before) in Toxic-Free Future | Science, Advocacy, Results

How making "forever chemicals" for food packaging threatens people and the climate The Report: Read the report Read the press release View images This report traces the path of American PFAS in food packaging back to one manufacturing company, Daikin America, which manufactures in Decatur, Alabama

  Tagged under: PFAS aka Forever Chemicals | Alabama

Alabama Public Service Commission Upholds and Increases 'Sun Tax' on Solar Power Users - Inside Climate News

  2020-09-02 in Inside Climate News

Energy regulators in Alabama voted Tuesday to uphold what critics have dubbed a “sun tax” on people who put solar panels on their homes and businesses across much of the state. The Alabama Public Service Commission, which regulates the investor-owned Alabama Power Co., not only rejected a petition by the Southern Environmental Law Center to […]

  Tagged under: Solar Energy | Alabama

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