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Call for Nominations for 2016 National Wetlands Awards

August 28, 2015

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute announces the opening of the nomination period for the 27th Annual National Wetlands Awards. The National Wetlands Awards program...

Henry L. Diamond to Receive ELI Environmental Achievement Award

July 24, 2015

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that it will present its 2015 Environmental Achievement Award to Henry L. Diamond, Founder and Senior Counsel,...

Former EPA General Counsel Scott Fulton to Serve as Next President of Environmental Law Institute

June 17, 2015

(Washington, DC) — The Board of Directors of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) announced today that Scott Fulton has been selected as the organization’s fifth President. Mr. Fulton, currently...

Report Recommends Improvements to Army Corps Permitting of Offshore Aquaculture

June 3, 2015

(Washington)  Offshore aquaculture is an emerging new use of the ocean. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plays a central, but underappreciated, role in regulating this new industry. The...

Okefenokee Refuge Image Wins U.S. Ramsar Wetlands Photo Contest

June 1, 2015

(Washington) The Environmental Law Institute’s National Wetlands Awards has announced the winners of the 2015 U.S. Ramsar Wetlands Photo Contest. The winning photographs were taken at U.S. Ramsar...