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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.

ELI, UNEP, and Partners Launch Global Knowledge Platform for Environmental Peacebuilding

November 6, 2013

A new website providing users with free access to dozens of case studies as well as teaching and training materials on the role of natural resources in peacebuilding was launched by the...

Charity Navigator Recognizes ELI with Four-Star Status

November 5, 2013

The Environmental Law Institute has been awarded Charity Navigator’s prestigious and highest 4-star rating for sound fiscal management and commitment to accountability and transparency. Receiving...

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

October 22, 2013

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...

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 approximately...

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...