Environmental Legal Assistance Center


“Nature is the purest portal to inner-peace.”

– Angie Weiland Crosby


One Palawan

RA 11259 (The law that divides Palawan into three smaller provinces) is unconstitutional!

No to Coal

Burning of Coal is one of the leading causes of smog, acid rain and toxic air pollution

Vision, Mission, Goals

The Environmental Legal Assistance Center (ELAC), Inc. is an environmental non-government organization committed to helping communities uphold their constitutional right to a healthful and balanced ecology. Its staff is made up of lawyers, paralegals, researchers, and community organizers. It also works with an extensive network of volunteer lawyers and scientists.

Helping Communities Defend the Earth

ELAC’s mission is to protect and assert environmental rights, and equitable access to and control of natural resource use by communities through effective developmental legal assistance, community-based resource management and advocacy.