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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.

ELI Welcomes Dave Rejeski to lead a new initiative on . . .

May 17, 2016

Dave Rejeski, Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, will be joining ELI to launch a new focus area on technology, innovation and environmental...

New Study: Good Governance of Natural Resources Essential for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA—After armed conflict, those who survive need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of a return to safety and civil order. A new...

Vanderbilt Law School Student Wins Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

April 28, 2016

Megan McLean, a third-year student at Vanderbilt Law School, has been named the winner of the Environmental Law Institute’s 2015–2016 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law...

A Message from ELI President Scott Fulton on Earth Day

April 22, 2016

On behalf of the Environmental Law Institute, I would like to wish a happy Earth Day to one and all. Lady Bird Johnson once said, “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual...

Environmental Law Institute Recognizes Five National Wetlands Award Recipients

April 11, 2016

(Washington, DC)—The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is announcing five recipients of the prestigious 2016 National Wetland Awards. Now in its 27th year, the program has recognized...