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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 Insight and Analysis on the Clean Power Plan

February 25, 2016

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been the center of recent attention, given its prominent role in U.S. negotiations at the Paris Climate talks, the U.S. Supreme Court’s unprecedented stay...

In remembrance of Henry Diamond, 2015 ELI award honoree and environmental giant

February 23, 2016

It is with deep sadness that ELI learned our 2015 Environmental Achievement Award Honoree, Henry Diamond, founding partner of Beveridge and Diamond and one of the leading lights of our profession...

Interview With ELI President Scott Fulton on the Judicial Stay of Obama’s Clean Power Plan

February 19, 2016

The U.S. Supreme Court last week issued a judicial stay of President Obama’s signature climate change policy, the Clean Power Plan (CPP). The decision halts further implementation of the proposed...

The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. to Receive ELI Environmental Achievement Award

February 11, 2016

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that it will present its 2016 Environmental Achievement Award to The Honorable Henry M. Paulson, Jr. for...

National Academy of Sciences’ book on graywater and stormwater use features ELI authors

February 9, 2016

Analyses by ELI’s Visiting Attorney Amy Streitwieser and Senior Attorney and Western Water Program Director Adam Schempp were featured in a new book by the National Academy of Sciences: Using...