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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.

New Data Assess Nation's Portfolio of Wetlands and Waters Without Federal Protection: Many Aquatic Resources Left Vulnerable Following 2006 Supreme Court Decision

September 7, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute today released a report assessing what wetlands and waters are not being protected by the Army Corps of Engineers since changes in federal Clean...

Environmental Law Institute Releases Climate Science Guide for Environmental Journalists

July 28, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of its landmark book,...

New Report Highlights Inherent Uncertainties in Cost-Benefit Analysis of Climate Change

July 12, 2011

“Social Cost of Carbon” carries significant implications for climate policies and carbon regulation.

John C. Cruden Named President of Environmental Law Institute. Respected DOJ Attorney Will Focus on Building Consensus, Preserving the Rule of Law

June 13, 2011

(Washington, DC) — The Board of Directors of the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) announced today that John C. Cruden has been selected as the organization?s fourth President. Mr. Cruden will...

ELI Announces Winner of Sixth Annual "Endangered Environmental Laws" Student Writing Competition

May 16, 2011

(Washington, DC) — Holli Brown, a second-year student at Vermont Law School, has been named winner of the sixth annual ELI-ABA-NAELS “Endangered Environmental Laws” Student Writing Competition. Ms...