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

Alabama attorney recognized for work to protect Cahaba River

Sarah Stokes, staff attorney in SELC’s Birmingham office, was named 2015 Cahaba Conservationist of the Year by the Cahaba River Society at their annual meeting in January. Learn More »

Winter Newsletter 2015

  • The South’s New Energy Trajectory
  • SELC Leads Coal Ash Cleanup
  • The Sun's Abundant Power
  • Fracking Threat Moves South

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