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 2015 Southern Exposure Fellows

Six finalists from around the country will be heading to Birmingham this summer for SELC’s 2015 Southern Exposure film fellowship program. Learn More »

Spring Newsletter 2015

  • SELC Seeks to Shield Mid- and South Atlantic Coast From Offshore Drilling
  • Solar Settlement Bodes Well for South Carolina
  • Major Coal Ash Victory in South Carolina
  • SELC to Congress: Citizen Enforcement More Essential Than Ever

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