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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.

Study Shows How To Build Public Participation Capacity

February 3, 2000

Recognizing that environmental protection is most effective when it has strong citizen support, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recently begun a number of efforts to enhance public...

As Clean Water Act Changes Course, New Guide to TMDL Program Provides Chart

January 11, 2000

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the states are changing to a new method to achieve water quality goals. Until recently, regulators have concentrated on reducing pollution from large...

ELI Board of Directors Elects Six New Members

January 3, 2000

The Environmental Law Institute® announced today the election of six new Directors to its Board of Directors, which is a careful balance of representatives from federal and state government,...

Examining the Boom and Bust Cycle in Pennsylvania Shale Country

A new ELI study examines the gas boom in Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale, and explores best practices to forestall or mitigate a subsequent economic downturn or “bust.”...

The 2015 National Wetlands Awards–Call for Nominations

ELI has opened the nomination period for the 2015 National Wetlands Awards (NWA). The NWA program recognizes individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to the protection and...