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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.

Vanderbilt Law School Student Wins Constitutional Environmental Law Writing Competition

April 28, 2016

Megan McLean, a third-year student at Vanderbilt Law School, has been named the winner of the Environmental Law Institute’s 2015–2016 Beveridge & Diamond Constitutional Environmental Law...

A Message from ELI President Scott Fulton on Earth Day

April 22, 2016

On behalf of the Environmental Law Institute, I would like to wish a happy Earth Day to one and all. Lady Bird Johnson once said, “The environment is where we all meet; where all have a mutual...

Environmental Law Institute Recognizes Five National Wetlands Award Recipients

April 11, 2016

(Washington, DC)—The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) is announcing five recipients of the prestigious 2016 National Wetland Awards. Now in its 27th year, the program has recognized...

ELI Insight and Analysis on the Clean Power Plan

February 25, 2016

President Obama’s Clean Power Plan has been the center of recent attention, given its prominent role in U.S. negotiations at the Paris Climate talks, the U.S. Supreme Court’s unprecedented stay...

In remembrance of Henry Diamond, 2015 ELI award honoree and environmental giant

February 23, 2016

It is with deep sadness that ELI learned our 2015 Environmental Achievement Award Honoree, Henry Diamond, founding partner of Beveridge and Diamond and one of the leading lights of our profession...