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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 Elects NRDC Co-Founder Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. as New Board Chair

January 9, 2012

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to announce the election of Edward L. Strohbehn Jr. as our new Board Chairman. He has been a partner at Bingham McCutchen LLP...

Cooperation is Key to Gulf Habitat Protection and Restoration

December 8, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) and El Centro Mexicano de Derecho Ambiental (CEMDA) have released two reports assessing the legal and institutional frameworks for...

New Book Highlights Importance of High-Value Natural Resources to Peacebuilding in War-Torn Nations

November 14, 2011

(WASHINGTON, DC; NAIROBI; TOKYO; MONTREAL; OSLO) — The overriding importance of political will to rebuild sound institutions, promote accountability and anti-corruption efforts, better...

Alternative Energy in Delaware within Reach under Existing Law

October 6, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has published a new study designed to assist Delaware with its regulation and management of offshore renewable energy.