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

Senior Communications Manager featured as local climate leader

Read a Q&A from the Community Climate Collaborative with Claudine Ebeid McElwain, who manages communications for the Virginia Office and hosts SELC"s podcast Broken Ground. 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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