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

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 property rights holders around the world to make it easier and faster to innovate and implement processes that improve and protect the global environment.

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Sun Ready to Set on Breaks for Coal-Based Liquid Fuels

(Washington, DC) — A new study from the Environmental Law Institute (ELI) finds that the federal government provided approximately $25.425 billion in financial support for coal production, transport, use, or waste disposal during the period 2002-2010. The majority of these dollars — $16.214 billion — are attributable to tax benefits. Of these tax benefits, the single largest category was the nonconventional fuels tax credit, providing $12.22 billion to coal.

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