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Mary D. Nichols and State of California Receive Environmental Achievement Award—Special Award Presentation by Rep. Henry Waxman

On October 21, U.S. Rep. Henry Waxman presented the ELI 2014 Environmental Achievement Award to Mary D. Nichols, Chairman of the California Air Resources Board, and the state of California whose national environmental leadership stretches back at least to the 1960s....

Annual Policy Forum: State Leadership in Environmental Protection

This year's ELI–Miriam Hamilton Keare Policy Forum will focus on state leadership in environmental protection, examining the inherent tension underlying state-federal partnerships and inconsistencies in state approaches to cooperative federalism.

The 2015 National Wetlands Awards–Call for Nominations

ELI has opened the nomination period for the 2015 National Wetlands Awards (NWA). The NWA program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the protection and restoration of our nation’s wetlands.

Multinational Firms and NGO Team Up to Offer Royalty-Free Environmental Patents

ELI the steward of the web platform for the Eco-Patent Commons, a collection of patents pledged for royalty-free use by companies and intellectual property rights holders around the world to make it easier and faster to innovate and implement processes that improve and protect the global environment.

Tapping Full Potential: Improving Benefits from Wetland, Stream Conservation Projects

ELI and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) have released a new handbook to advance the use of a watershed approach in the selection, design and siting of wetland and stream restoration and protection projects, including projects required by compensatory mitigation.