Southern Environmental Law Center
Leverage. Leadership. Results: SELC has been the leading champion of the South’s air, water, and special places for almost three decades. Knowing how to work effectively in all three branches of government--and at the national, regional, state, and local levels--this non-profit organization has a powerful, flexible approach that consistently gets big results. Our unparalleled team of law and policy experts is playing a central role in every major environmental issue affecting our six-state region, from the mountains to the coast.
SELC is a nonprofit supported entirely by individuals, families, and foundations
Protecting Our Southern Appalachian National Forests
Attorneys: Amelia Burnette, D.J. Gerken, David W. Carr, Jr., Patrick Hunter, Sam Evans, Sarah A. Francisco
Protecting Water Quality in North Carolina
Attorneys: Julie Youngman, Mary Maclean Asbill, Will Hendrick, Brooks Pearson
Energy Efficiency: The Cleanest, Cheapest Energy Resource
Attorneys: Angela Navarro, Blan Holman, Gudrun Thompson, Katie Chiles Ottenweller, Keith Johnston, Kurt Ebersbach, Myra Blake
Attorneys: Angela Navarro, Blan Holman, Caleb Adam Jaffe, Gudrun Thompson, Katie Chiles Ottenweller, Kurt Ebersbach
Gov. McAuliffe formed the Climate Change and Resiliency Update Commission to develop a comprehensive plan to protect Virginia’s communities from the impacts of climate change. SELC's Cale Jaffe was selected to join the nonpartisan advisory group. Learn More »
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