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(Washington, D.C.)—The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce Marisa Blackshire and Kevin Murray as the newest members of its Leadership Council. “We are so fortunate to have Marisa and Kevin…

The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to welcome Arielle V. King as its new environmental justice staff attorney. In this role, Arielle will help design and implement ELI…

(Washington, D.C.): Throughout the United States, our towns and cities are on the front lines when it comes to addressing food waste and climate change. Recognizing the link between these two challenges, the Environmental Law Institute has…

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute is proud to announce that Linda Breggin, a Senior Attorney with the Environmental Law Institute, is among the American College of…

(Washington, D.C.): An international team of scientists, lawyers, and economists are proposing the novel use of environmental liability lawsuits to tackle biodiversity…

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce that it will present its 2021 Environmental Achievement Award to…

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is delighted to announce three new members have joined its Leadership Council: Edward (Ted) Boling; Alexandra Dunn; and Richard Leahy. “…

(Washington, D.C.): Over a year into the pandemic, many households have stepped up their cooking game—be it for practical purposes or simply for fun. And while home cooking is often the healthier choice, might it lead to a hidden…

(Washington, D.C.) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 32d Annual National Wetlands Awards: Xavier Cortada; Lauren Driscoll; Wenley Ferguson;  Russell Furnari; and…