We can solve our country’s most complex environmental challenges. Let’s solve them together.
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We are the Southern Environmental Law Center.
Nonprofit and nonpartisan, we are the South’s largest and most effective environmental defender and protector. With a long track record, we take on the toughest environmental challenges in court, in government, and in our communities to protect our region’s air, water, climate, wildlife, lands, and the people who live here.
We take on the toughest challenges to protect our air, water, climate, land, wildlife, and the people who live here.Learn More
For more than 35 years, we’ve worked to secure environmental victories for this beautiful, complex region we call home.Learn More
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As lawyers, policy and issue experts, and community advocates and partners, we take on the toughest environmental challenges. And we win.
In court, in government, and with our communities, we work to transform our region away from fossil fuels to clean energy, right environmental injustices, stop pollution, and protect nature. When we solve these issues here, we lead the way for others.
That’s why we say: Solutions start in the South.