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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.

Report Calls for Harmonization of Chemical and Radiation Risk Management

January 18, 2002

While the Cold War and its legacy shaped the management of radiological risks, chemical risk management was largely spawned in the 1970s and 1980s in an era of increasing concern about the...

ELI Announces New Board Members

January 1, 2002

The Environmental Law Institute® has announced the recent election of six new Directors to its Board of Directors. The new members themselves are a diverse group of international and domestic...

ELI Publishes Comprehensive Guide to Understanding Federal Biotechnology Regulation

December 3, 2001

Few topics are as controversial as the use of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). Plants that express their own insect repellants, fish that grow faster or bigger, and foods modified to provide...

ELI Report Gains New Honors

November 8, 2001

The Environmental Law Institute® 1999 Annual Report has been selected as one of “Ten Cool Annual Reports” in the nation by the Center for Association Leadership. The Center is an...

ELI Calls for Full Senate Review of Judicial Nominees

November 8, 2001

The Environmental Law Institute® expressed concern over the call for fast-track approval of judicial nominees in the name of national security. At a press conference this afternoon, Senators...