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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 Book Arms Policymakers, Lawyers, Private Sector With Tools to Combat Climate Change in the United States

December 6, 2018

(Washington, DC): Quietly released on the day after Thanksgiving, the Fourth National Climate Assessment presented a stark picture of the United States’ fate due to climate change. While the...

Filter Out the Lead: A New Strategy for Eliminating Toxic Lead in Drinking Water

December 3, 2018

(Washington, DC): Lead exposure from drinking water is a deeply rooted regulatory and environmental justice issue in the United States. Recent news stories expose the most extreme cases, but this...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Six New Members to Its Leadership Council

November 7, 2018

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce six new members have joined its Leadership Council: Jeanne Cohn-Connor, William J. Jackson, J. Scott Janoe,...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Six New Board Members

October 22, 2018

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce the appointment of six new members to its Board of Directors: Rachel Jacobson, Rick Leahy, John Lovenburg, Peggy...