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Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Four New Members to its Leadership Council

October 19, 2017

(Washington, DC): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce four new members to its Leadership Council: Keith A. Matthews, Peggy Otum, Christopher P. Reynolds, and James...

ELI and ABA Release E-Book on Environmental Protection in Trump Era

September 18, 2017

Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Law Institute and the American Bar Association...

Environmental Law Institute Offers Resources for Communities Facing Floodplain Buyouts

September 14, 2017

Washington, D.C.: With the 2017 hurricane season fully upon us, and the likelihood of increased flooding in the months and years to come due to climate change, many communities may soon find...

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva to Speak at the 2017 ELI Environmental Achievement Award Dinner

September 13, 2017

Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that Kristalina Georgieva, Chief Executive Officer for the World Bank, will be speaking at this year’s Environmental...

ELI Releases “Legal Toolbox” to Help Maryland and Virginia Deploy Green Infrastructure Against Flooding, Water Quality Threats in a Changing Climate

August 22, 2017

Washington, DC: The current legal framework in Maryland and Virginia offers state and local officials opportunities to establish...