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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 Focuses on Gender Equality This June as Part of Its Special 50th Year Programming

June 5, 2019

(Washington, D.C.):  Just as women changed the course of American history through their leadership in the abolitionist, prohibition, suffragist, public health, and civil rights movements,...

Digital “Cards Against Calamity” A Finalist at the 2019 G4C Awards

May 31, 2019

(Washington, D.C.)—The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is excited to announce that Cards Against Calamity, a digital game created...

Environmental Law Institute to Recognize “Wetland Heroes” at 30th Annual National Wetlands Awards

May 1, 2019

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 30th Annual National Wetlands Awards: Dr. Robert Gearheart; Joel Gerwein; Richard Grant; Tom and...

Environmental Law Institute Offers Special Programming in Celebration of Its 50th Year

May 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) — May is American Wetlands Month, a time to celebrate the vital importance of wetlands to our nation's ecological, economic, and social health and to educate people about the...

ELI President Attends “The Future of the Green Economy” in Rome, Italy

April 24, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): The green economy is now a $4 trillion market—roughly the same market share as the fossil fuel sector. Given the impact of this new economy, the Canadian Chamber in Italy...