Southern Environmental Law Center

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. Our unparalleled team of law and policy experts is playing a central role in every major environmental issue affecting our six-state region, from the mountains to the coast.

SELC is a nonprofit supported entirely by individuals, families, and foundations

Special Announcement

Nashville office expands with the addition of two accomplished attorneys

Beth Alexander (left) was most recently the Co-Managing Partner in the Nashville office of Lieff, Cabraser, Heimann, & Bernstein, LLP. Amanda Garcia served as the inaugural managing attorney for San Francisco Baykeeper. Learn More »

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SELC is in the middle of the most important environmental issues playing out in your state—and throughout the Southeast. Get an insider’s perspective through SELC’s monthly e-newsletter and periodic action updates.

Winter Newsletter 2014

  • Forest Service Protects George Washington National Forest from Gas Drilling and Fracking
  • Landmark Coal Ash Agreement In South Carolina
  • Closing the Nationwide Permit 13 Loophole
  • Giving the Harpeth a Chance to Heal