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ELI Announces Winner of Eighth Annual Constitutional Environmental Law Student Writing Competition

May 14, 2013

(Washington, DC) — James E. Flynn III, a third-year student at Georgia State University College of Law and current visiting student at Florida State University College of Law, has been named...

State Agencies Seeking to Protect Wetlands and Streams Face Hurdles — From Their Own State Laws

May 9, 2013

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has released a new 50-state study (*) identifying laws that limit the ability of state...

Land, Conflict, and Peace: New Book Explores the Role of Land in Conflict and Peacebuilding

May 6, 2013

(WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA) ‒ A new book analyzing how disputes over land resources incite conflict, while effective management of land can also promote peacebuilding and support development in...

Minnesota Official Honored for Wetlands Work

April 23, 2013

(Washington) The Environmental Law Institute has announced that Doug Norris, Wetland Program Coordinator for Minnesota’s Department of Natural Resources, has received the 2013 National Wetlands...

New Partnership to Promote Experiential Learning for Environmental Law Students

April 16, 2013

Baltimore, MD — The University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law’s nationally ranked Environmental Law Program and the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), the nation’s premier...