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

Jeff Gleason presented with Dockery Award

In recognition of 24 years spent building a cleaner, greener, healthier Southeast, Jeff Gleason (left), SELC’s Deputy Director, has received our 2015 James S. Dockery, Jr. Southern Environmental Leadership Award. 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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