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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 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...

Innovative Thinking From Legal Academia Highlighted at the 2020 ELI-Vanderbilt Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

March 10, 2020

Washington, D.C.: Leading scholars, policymakers, and attorneys are invited to join the Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt University Law School at their...

New Book Arms Local Communities With Tools to Combat Climate Change

March 10, 2020

(Washington, D.C.): Towns and cities all across America are increasingly finding themselves at the front lines in protecting their citizens from the impacts of climate change.

ELI Releases Guide to Proposed NEPA Regulations in Advance of March 10, 2020, Comment Deadline

February 13, 2020

(Washington, D.C.): On January 10, 2020, the Council on Environmental Quality published in the Federal Register its...