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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 Report Helps Households Reduce Harmful Pollutants From Cooking

May 3, 2021

(Washington, D.C.): Over a year into the pandemic, many households have stepped up their cooking game—be it for practical purposes or simply for fun. And while home cooking is...

Environmental Law Institute to Recognize “Wetland Heroes” at 32d Annual National Wetlands Awards Via Month-Long Virtual Celebration

April 28, 2021

(Washington, D.C.) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 32d Annual National Wetlands Awards: Xavier Cortada;...

Celebrating Earth Day 2021

April 22, 2021

(Washington, DC):  Benjamin F. Wilson, Chair of the Environmental Law Institute’s Board, and Scott Fulton, ELI President, released the...

New Book Helps Local Leaders & Stakeholders Confront Climate Change

April 20, 2021

(Washington, DC):  Local leaders understand the urgency of the climate crisis and are highly motivated to learn how to prevent and mitigate its consequences. John R. Nolon’s ...

New Guideline for Pioneering Conservation Lawsuits to Protect Wildlife

April 20, 2021

Jakarta, Indonesia, Lancaster, England, and Washington, DC—A pioneering initiative demonstrates how environmental law could help protect threatened species—including from illegal wildlife...