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

© Beth Young

SELC veteran Gil Rogers named to oversee Atlanta, Birmingham offices

With Director David Pope’s retirement scheduled for this fall, SELC named Senior Attorney Gil Rogers as his successor. This week Rogers will begin transitioning into the latest role in his 16-year SELC career. Learn More »

Summer Newsletter 2016

  • SELC Celebrated Back to Back Wins Protecting 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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