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The Environmental Law Institute is widely respected as “a nonpartisan organization specializing in legal analysis and not known for taking sides in political fights,” as the New York Times has noted. When members of the media, private bar, government, business, and public interest organizations seek expert information on environmental law and policy, they turn to ELI.

The ELI Leadership Council Welcomes New California Members

September 14, 2016

The Environmental Law Institute is pleased to welcome four new members to its Leadership Council; Joshua Bloom, Lily Chinn, Robert “Buzz” Hines, and Kevin Poloncarz.

ELI’s David Roche Tapped as An Expert Panelist on NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show on the Topic of Sand “Mining” for Fracking, Coastal Restoration and Other Uses

August 8, 2016

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ELI attorney David Roche was a guest on NPR’s August 8th program of The Diane Rehm Show to talk...

Justice for All: A Statement from ELI President Scott Fulton

July 12, 2016

For nearly 50 years, ELI has held to a vision of “a healthy environment, prosperous economies, and vibrant communities founded on the rule of law,” both here and abroad.  “Rule of law” – the...

ELI Welcomes Dave Rejeski to lead a new initiative on . . .

May 17, 2016

Dave Rejeski, Director of the Science and Technology Innovation Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, will be joining ELI to launch a new focus area on technology, innovation and environmental...

New Study: Good Governance of Natural Resources Essential for Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Economic Recovery

May 3, 2016

WASHINGTON, DC and GENEVA—After armed conflict, those who survive need food, water, shelter, the means to earn a living, and the promise of a return to safety and civil order. A new...