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The Environmental Law Institute is widely respected as “a nonpartisan organization specializing in legal analysis and not known for taking sides in political fights,” as the New York Times has noted. When members of the media, private bar, government, business, and public interest organizations seek expert information on environmental law and policy, they turn to ELI.

Environmental Law Institute Announces New Members of Board of Directors

January 19, 2010

(Washington, DC) — ELI board Chairman William M. Eichbaum is pleased to announce the appointment of eight outstanding individuals to the Institute’s Board of Directors for the 2010-...

Mitigation a Must for Ecosystem Restoration and Conservation

October 20, 2009

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute and The Nature Conservancy have jointly released a white paper suggesting that a more...

U.S. Tax Breaks Subsidize Foreign Oil Production

September 18, 2009

(Washington, DC) — The largest U.S subsidies to fossil fuels are attributed to tax breaks that aid foreign oil production, according to research to be released on Friday by the Environmental Law...

Global Mandatory Register for Nanomaterials Essential if Environmental, Health and Safety Risks are to be Managed

September 10, 2009

(Washington, DC) — The establishment of a mandatory reporting system for nano-enabled products in commercial use across both the US and EU is essential if regulators are to effectively...