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

October 22, 2013

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the launch of a new web platform for the Eco-Patent Commons. Eco-Patent Commons is a...

Sun Ready to Set on Breaks for Coal-Based Liquid Fuels

September 26, 2013

(Washington, DC) — A new study from the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) finds that the federal government provided...

States Make Significant Progress in Brownfield Remediation and Redevelopment

August 22, 2013

(Washington, DC) — States across the country are reaping the benefits of years of experimentation with innovative new approaches to brownfields and petroleum brownfields remediation and...

Major Retailer Lauded for Demanding Credible Fishery Certification

July 1, 2013

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) congratulates Walmart on its recent decision to limit purchases of Alaska salmon to that portion of the fishery that is certified by...

Report Defends Equal Access to Justice Act

June 27, 2013

(Washington, DC) — A new Environmental Law Institute (ELI) report concludes there is no basis for rewriting the Equal Access...