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New Research Proposes Environmental Liability Litigation as Means to Prevent Biodiversity Loss

July 7, 2021

(Washington, D.C.): An international team of scientists, lawyers, and economists are proposing the novel use of...

Carol Browner, Longest-Serving EPA Administrator and First “Climate Czar,” to Receive Prestigious Environmental Achievement Award

June 30, 2021

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

Environmental Law Institute Welcomes Three New Members to Its Leadership Council

June 10, 2021

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

New Report Helps Households Reduce Harmful Pollutants From Cooking

May 3, 2021

(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...

Environmental Law Institute to Recognize “Wetland Heroes” at 32d Annual National Wetlands Awards Via Month-Long Virtual Celebration

April 28, 2021

(Washington, D.C.) — The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is pleased to announce the winners of the 32d Annual National Wetlands Awards: Xavier Cortada;...