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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.

ELI to Draft Model Legal Language in Support of Small-Scale Fisheries

October 29, 2019

(Washington, DC): With half of all fish catches coming from artisanal and household fishing operations, small-scale fisheries (SSFs) are a crucial component of food security and the global economy...

ELI Offers Offers Special Programming This October in Celebration of Its 50th Year

October 1, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): The quality of our air, land, and water is much better today than it was 50 years ago, and we should be proud of the environmental laws and policies put in place to protect...

Environmental Law Institute and Partners Receive Innovation in Collaboration Award

September 16, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): The Environmental Law Institute, Latham & Watkins, and China’s Policy Research Center for Environment and Economy (PRCEE) received top marks at this year’s Financial...

50-Year-Old Nonpartisan Environmental Group Looking 50 Years Ahead

September 11, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): Fifty years ago this week, lawyers, practitioners, and academics from across the country interested in the emerging field of environmental law gathered at...

Thought Leaders in Tech, Environment, to Attend GreenTech 2019: Innovating Environmental Protection for the Future

September 4, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): Technology is radically reshaping how things are powered, made, and moved. But how can we harness it in ways that protect or, better yet, improve our environment? On October 1-...