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

Meet the 2016 fellows

Six filmmakers begin a summer of studying and sharing stories about Alabama's environment as part of the Southern Exposure Film Fellowship Learn More »

Summer Newsletter 2016

  • SELC Celebrated Back to Back Wins Protectin Our Coast
  • Landmark Settlement Protects Tennessee's Harpeth River
  • Green Diamond Deal Drowned
  • SELC Helps to Shed Daylight on Transportation Project Selection

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