Recently the Southern Environmental Law Center released its list of the top 10 places in America's South that face "immediate, potentially irreparable threats in 2009." They represent a cross-section of the major environmental issues facing these states — coal mining and burning, land use, transportation planning, oil and natural gas drilling, deforestation, biodiversity, wetlands, coastal environment, logging, and more.
- SELC release. Contact: Caroline March-Long, 434-295-5938.
The endangered sites are: