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Questions Swamp Recent Supreme Court Decision on Wetlands; New Publication Provides Answer

April 26, 2001

The recent Supreme Court case in Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has been decided, but the waves have not yet calmed for regulators,...

EPA On Appeal ‒ ELR® Publishes First Comprehensive Review of Case Outcomes

March 28, 2001

In a feature article of the Environmental Law Institute’s April 2001 issue of the Environmental Law Reporter News and Analysis, law professors...

2001 National Wetland Award Winners Announced

March 26, 2001

Eight outstanding wetlands educators, activists, scientists and conservationists were selected as recipients of the 2001 National Wetlands Awards for their exemplary contributions to the...

Long Term Stewardship of Department of Energy Sites Presents Challenges For Local Government

March 9, 2001

The Environmental Law Institute® (ELI) and the Energy Communities Alliance (ECA) today issued a report that points out the difficulties facing the Department of Energy (DOE) and state, local,...