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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...

Expert Authors New Book on Air Pollution Law

October 15, 2001

George Washington University Law School Professor Arnold W. Reitze, Jr., one of the most noted authorities on the Clean Air Act, has written the most comprehensive, up-to-date guide to, and...

Call for Nominations for 2002 National Wetlands Awards

October 4, 2001

Nomination forms are currently available from the Environmental Law Institute® for the 2002 National Wetlands Awards. The deadline for submitting nominations is December 15, 2001.