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The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is a non-profit legal group specializing in environmental protection. It was founded in 1987 by attorney [[Rick Middleton]] and is headquartered in Charlottesville. In addition to Charlottesville, SELC has regional offices in Chapel Hill and Atlanta as well as satellite offices in Washington, DC, Richmond, Asheville, NC and Charleston, SC. Currently 38 attorneys work for the Center.<ref>SELC Staff. <http://www.southernenvironment.org/about/staff/></ref>.
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The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is a non-profit legal group specializing in environmental protection. It was founded in 1987 by attorney [[Rick Middleton]] and is headquartered in Charlottesville. In addition to Charlottesville, SELC has regional offices in Chapel Hill and Atlanta as well as satellite offices in Washington, DC, Richmond, Asheville, NC and Charleston, SC. Currently 38 attorneys work for the Center.<ref>SELC Staff. <http://www.southernenvironment.org/about/staff/></ref>
  
 
SELC engages in legislative lobbying in Washington, DC and in statehouses, works with various regulatory agencies, and brings litigation related to environmental issues.  
 
SELC engages in legislative lobbying in Washington, DC and in statehouses, works with various regulatory agencies, and brings litigation related to environmental issues.  
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==Commissioned studies==
 
==Commissioned studies==
[http://www.cvillepedia.org/mediawiki/index.php/File:29_Bypass_Review.pdf October 26, 2011 review of effects of bypass on congestion]
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*[http://www.cvillepedia.org/mediawiki/index.php/File:29_Bypass_Review.pdf October 26, 2011 review of effects of bypass on congestion]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 00:26, 19 January 2012

The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC) is a non-profit legal group specializing in environmental protection. It was founded in 1987 by attorney Rick Middleton and is headquartered in Charlottesville. In addition to Charlottesville, SELC has regional offices in Chapel Hill and Atlanta as well as satellite offices in Washington, DC, Richmond, Asheville, NC and Charleston, SC. Currently 38 attorneys work for the Center.[1]

SELC engages in legislative lobbying in Washington, DC and in statehouses, works with various regulatory agencies, and brings litigation related to environmental issues.

On the local level, SELC has opposed the Western Bypass, worked to combat construction runoff, and promotes "more sustainable land use and transportation patterns" within Charlottesville and Albemarle County.[2]

Commissioned studies

References

External links

http://www.southernenvironment.org