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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 Welcomes Five New Board Members

July 6, 2017

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce the appointment of   five new members to its Board of Directors:  Renee Cipriano; E. Lynn Grayson;...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes J. Tom Boer and Jeffrey B. Gracer to its Leadership Council

June 29, 2017

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce two new members to its Leadership Council: J. Tom Boer and Jeffrey B. Gracer. “ELI is so pleased to have these...

Former Government Expert Brings Public Focus to Private Practice

June 29, 2017

(Washington, DC):  The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to announce that Ethan G. Shenkman is now a regular columnist for The...

ELI President Scott Fulton’s Statement on the U.S. Withdrawal From the Paris Accord

June 2, 2017

In the wake of President Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement and a likely diminishment in the federal role in addressing climate change, attention necessarily shifts to the...

Vanderbilt Law School Student Wins Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

May 30, 2017

(Washington, DC): Benjamin Raker, a recent graduate of Vanderbilt Law School, has been named the winner of the Environmental Law Institute’s 2016–2017 Henry L. Diamond...