Southern Environmental Law Center

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SELC believes that everyone in this region deserves to breathe clean air, drink clean water, and live in a healthy environment. Through the power of the law, this nonprofit organization gets consistently impressive results because we know how to work effectively in all three branches of government—and at the national, regional, state, and local levels—to create, strengthen, and enforce the laws and policies that determine the beauty and health of our environment.

Special Announcement

Celebrating great writing

Send in your submissions of outstanding writing on the Southern environment for the 2021 Reed Environmental Writing Awards. The awards are given in two categories: book and journalism. Learn More »

Broken Ground

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