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ELI President Nominated for Senior Position at US Department of Justice

The President of the United States has nominated John C. Cruden, President of the Environmental Law Institute, to become the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, U.S. Department of Justice. "John Cruden's lifetime commitment to public service, his decades devoted to environmental law, and his outstanding record at the Justice Department make him an unparalleled choice to lead the Environment and Natural Resources Division,” said ELI Board Chair Edward L. Strohbehn, Jr.

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In Memoriam: Former ELI Board Member Judge Howard M. Holtzmann

The Environmental Law Institute mourns the death of Judge Howard M. Holtzmann, who passed away on December 9, 2013, just one day before his 92nd birthday.

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Farella Launches Release Reporting Mobile Site

Farella Braun + Martel LLP’s Environmental Law Dept. has announced the launch of a mobile site that provides reporting requirements under federal and CA law for spills and other releases into the environment…

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

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 Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the University of Tokyo, and McGill University today.

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Charity Navigator Recognizes ELI with Four-Star Status

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 four out of a possible four stars indicates that ELI adheres to good governance and other best practices that minimize the chance of unethical activities and consistently executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way. This “exceptional” designation from Charity Navigator differentiates ELI from its peers and demonstrates to the public that it is worthy of their trust.

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