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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,...

The Environmental Law Institute® Hails Supreme Court Decision

February 28, 2001

The Environmental Law Institute® (ELI) hailed the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision, affirming the Environmental Protection Agency’s right to set air quality standards to protect public health....

State Leaders Meet to Strengthen Biodiversity Protection

January 22, 2001

Leaders of state efforts to protect biodiversity have concluded a landmark meeting in Washington, DC on January 19, 2001, the first National Biodiversity Symposium. The two day conference —...