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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.

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-...

ELI Offers Special Programming in Celebration of Its 50th Year: Technology as an Emerging Driver

September 1, 2019

(Washington, DC):  From the air we breathe to the water we drink to the food we put into our bodies, our environment has seen dramatic improvements thanks in part to the laws and policies put...

Environmental Law Institute Offers Special Programming This August in Celebration of Its 50th Year

July 31, 2019

(Washington, D.C.): Since our first Judicial Education Program in 1990, ELI has developed, presented, and participated in educational workshops on...

New Report Outlines Effective and Innovative “In-Lieu Fee” Compensatory Mitigation Programs Nationwide

July 25, 2019

(Washington, DC) — Recent historic flooding across the United States and the ever-increasing threat of powerful hurricanes have highlighted the importance of healthy wetlands and the...