Ever since our founding, we have strived to create, refine and enforce environmental protections by offering our legal expertise to those in need, giving them an effective voice and legal muscle in processes when they would otherwise be financially foreclosed or procedurally marginalized. We aim to carry forward SCELP’s original motto “no case is too small” whenever a vulnerable community seeks assistance in our areas of expertise.Support Our Work
Access to safe, affordable and reliable drinking water is a basic human right, indispensable to sustaining healthy livelihoods and maintaining people’s dignity. It is also an increasingly urgent environmental protection and justice issue in South Carolina.
On behalf of Friends of Gadsden Creek, we are challenging DHEC’s authorization to fill and destroy one of the last tidal creeks on the Charleston peninsula for a mixed-use development. (Photo of Gadsden Creek and the Gadsden Green Community by Jared Bramblett)
The Bramlett plant, located in Greenville's Southernside community, is leaking dangerous pollutants into the Reedy River. Immediate cleanup is needed.