Southern Environmental Law Center

Leading the Way

The mission of the Southern Environmental Law Center is to protect the basic right to clean air, clean water, and a livable climate; to preserve our region’s natural treasures and rich biodiversity; and to provide a healthy environment for all.

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Solutions start in the South

With more than 30 years of legal expertise, community connections, and deep appreciation of our region’s natural resources, we’re tackling our country’s greatest environmental challenges, starting in our own backyard. Join us today. Learn More »

Broken Ground

SELC's podcast digging up environmental stories in the south that don't often get the attention they deserve.
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