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Big Data and Environmental Protection

ELI recently published the first of two publications on the subject of Big Data, providing examples of the many ways big data sets and analytics are being used to achieve environmental and sustainability goals…

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Examining the Boom and Bust Cycle in Pennsylvania Shale Country

A new ELI study examines the gas boom in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale, and explores best practices to forestall or mitigate a subsequent economic downturn or “bust.”...

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ELI Partnership in Mexico to Continue Thanks to Tinker Grant

The Tinker Foundation awarded ELI a two-year grant to continue our work with partner Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) implementing Mexico’s constitutional right to water.

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Fred Anderson, First ELI President, Passes

It is with great sadness that the Environmental Law Institute acknowledges the death of Fred Anderson, the first President of ELI. Fred was an acclaimed NGO President, Law Dean, and novelist. From 1970-1980, Fred served as the first Editor-in-Chief of the Environmental Law Reporter and as President of ELI. His great vision and energy set the foundation for the highly respected, international organization that ELI has become.

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New York Times Profiles Clean Air Act Co-Author Nordhaus, Brother

Robert Nordhaus, an energy lawyer and the author of Section 111(d) of the CAA (and the lead article in the May issue of ELR), and his brother William Nordhaus, a Yale economist, are profoundly shaping how the U.S. and other nations take on global warming. The May 10 issue of the New York Times profiles the two environmental leaders as they plan to tackle carbon regulation.

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