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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.

Environmental Law Institute Denounces Systemic Racism in the United States

June 3, 2020

The Environmental Law Institute is deeply saddened and angered by the vicious killing of George Floyd and deplores the systemic racism that continues to pervade U.S...

New Guide Offers Best Practices For Drafting Marine Spatial Planning Legislation

May 20, 2020

(Washington, D.C.)— Countries are increasingly turning to marine spatial planning to assess and organize present and future uses of their ocean environments. While resources on how to create a...

New Earth Day Report Shows Broad Judicial Agreement on Climate Science

April 22, 2020

(Washington, DC): Climate change and climate science have been the subject of a great deal of discussion and political controversy here in the United States. In this era of information and...

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Four New Members to its Leadership Council

March 30, 2020

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce four new members have joined its Leadership Council: Mason Emnett; Brian D. Israel; John Lovenburg; and Wei “Kevin...