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

Special Announcement

SELC attorney Anne Davis recognized for greening Nashville

The Tennessee Parks and Greenways Foundation recently honored Anne Davis, managing attorney in SELC's Nashville office, and her husband Mayor Karl Dean for their efforts to protect and conserve Tennessee's natural resources. Learn More »

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SELC is in the middle of the most important environmental issues playing out in your state—and throughout the Southeast. Get an insider’s perspective through SELC’s monthly e-newsletter and periodic action updates.

Spring Newsletter 2015

  • SELC Seeks to Shield Mid- and South Atlantic Coast From Offshore Drilling
  • Solar Settlement Bodes Well for South Carolina
  • Major Coal Ash Victory in South Carolina
  • SELC to Congress: Citizen Enforcement More Essential Than Ever