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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.

Nomination Period Opens for 2017 National Wetlands Awards

September 14, 2016

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute announces the opening of the nomination period for the 28th Annual National Wetlands Awards....

The ELI Leadership Council Welcomes New California Members

September 14, 2016

The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to welcome four new members to its Leadership Council; Joshua Bloom, Lily Chinn, Robert “Buzz” Hines, and Kevin Poloncarz.

ELI’s David Roche Tapped as An Expert Panelist on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show on the Topic of Sand “Mining” for Fracking, Coastal Restoration and Other Uses

August 8, 2016

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ELI attorney David Roche was a guest on NPR’s August 8th program of The Diane Rehm Show to talk...

Justice for All: A Statement from ELI President Scott Fulton

July 12, 2016

For nearly 50 years, ELI has held to a vision of “a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law,” both here and abroad.  “Rule of law” – the...