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New Book Calls for Constitutional Right to a Healthy Planet

April 19, 2021

(Washington, D.C.) — More than 50 years ago, Franklin L. Kury, newly elected to Pennsylvania’s House of Representatives, drafted and championed an ...

Race and Policing

April 16, 2021

(Washington, DC) : Benjamin F. Wilson, Chair of the Environmental Law Institute’s Board, and Scott Fulton, ELI President, released...

Making America A Better Place for All: Sustainable Development Recommendations for the Biden Administration

March 31, 2021

Washington, D.C.: In 2015, the United Nations Member States, including the United States, unanimously approved 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to be...

Innovative Thinking From Legal Academia Highlighted at the 2021 ELI-Vanderbilt Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review Conference

March 23, 2021

Washington, D.C.: The Environmental Law Institute and Vanderbilt Law School invite leading scholars, policymakers, and attorneys to join the annual Environmental Law and Policy Annual Review (...

Standing in Solidarity with Victims of Hatred

March 19, 2021

Washington, D.C.: Benjamin F. Wilson, Chair of the Environmental Law Institute’s Board, and Scott Fulton, ELI President...