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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 Board Pledges Action to Eliminate Racial Disparities & Realize Environmental Quality for All

December 3, 2020

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute reaffirmed its stand against racism and the institutional structures that perpetuate it, and committed itself to...

ELI Welcomes Four New Board Members; Attains Gender Parity Across an Already Diverse Board

November 30, 2020

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce the appointment of four new members to its Board of Directors: Marisa Blackshire; Gwendolyn Keyes Fleming; Stacey...

Unpacking the Bioeconomy: A Closer Look at What’s on the Market and What’s Coming

November 18, 2020

(Washington, DC): This week, thousands of people will convene (virtually) for the Global Bioeconomy Summit, a biennial event normally held in...

New Reports Offer Best Practices for Citizen Science Programs

November 16, 2020

(Washington, DC):  Citizen science—the gathering of data by non-professionals— is gaining traction as a tool in environmental protection. Citizen science is used to assess the impairment of...