Southern Environmental Law Center

Protecting the South’s Environment through the Power of the Law

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.

Special Announcement

Southern Exposure Films now online

SOUTHERN EXPOSURE is a film fellowship program that is actively raising awareness about Alabama's incredible natural resources and important environmental issues that impact all of us. Explore the new website and watch the 2015 films. Learn More »

Fall Newsletter 2015

  • Perpetuating SELC’s Success as Our Leadership Evolves
  • Settlement Will Protect Outer Banks, Replace Bonner Bridge
  • Court Upholds Chesapeake Bay Protections
  • SELC Defends New Rule to Protect Our Drinking Water

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