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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.

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...

Net Blue Toolkit to Help Communities Pursue Water-Neutral Growth

May 1, 2017

(Washington, DC) -- As population growth increases pressure on finite water supplies, the Environmental Law Institute, ...

ELI Hosts First Workshop on Energy and Environmental Implications of the Sharing Economy

May 1, 2017

Sharing platforms such as Uber and Airbnb now have multi-billion dollar valuations and command increasing market shares in the transportation and accommodation sectors. This is just a small piece...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Davina Pujari to its Leadership Council

April 20, 2017

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce a new member of its Leadership Council: Davina Pujari. “ELI is so pleased to have Davina join the ranks of our...