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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.

Long-Time Journalist Named As Institute Scholar

April 4, 2002

The Environment Law Institute has appointed Bud Ward to be an ELI Visiting Scholar for 2002. Most recently, Ward was Executive Director of the Environmental Health Center of the National Safety...

2002 National Wetland Award Winners Announced

March 21, 2002

Seven outstanding wetlands educators, activists, scientists and conservationists were selected as recipients of the 2002 National Wetlands Awards for their exemplary contributions to the...

NRDC Authors Charge EPA With Use of "Bad Science"

February 22, 2002

Scientific research at the Environmental Protection Agency is frequently driven by the industries the agency regulates, producing results that can jeopardize human health, according to the cover...

New Report Describes Policies for Creating Healthier Schools

February 6, 2002

An alarming percentage of schools in the United States have problems that affect the quality of the air inside their buildings. Indoor air quality problems can adversely affect the health, well...

New Book Uses Actual Case Studies to Teach Techniques For Water Rights Dispute Resolutions

February 4, 2002

Water rights/allocation disputes occur frequently throughout the United States. These disputes often pit jurisdiction against jurisdiction in expensive, time-consuming litigation full of...