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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 Offers Special Programming in Celebration of Its 50th Year: Environmental Justice & Vulnerable Communities

July 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute envisions a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law. Within this lens, it is clear that...

Giving Green Streets the Green Light

June 25, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): The vast majority of assessed water bodies across the United States are designated as impaired. Cities contribute to the problem with stormwater runoff from roads, buildings,...

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...