Research ReportsELI publishes Research Reports available for free download that present the analysis and conclusions of the policy studies ELI undertakes to improve environmental law and policy. These reports contribute to education of the profession and disseminate diverse points of view and opinions to stimulate a robust and creative exchange of ideas. Those publications, which express opinions of the authors and not necessarily those of the Institute, its Board of Directors, or funding organizations, exemplify ELI’s commitment to dialogue with all sectors.
The nascent state of the land-based aquaculture (LBA) sector makes this an opportune moment to assess the regulatory framework governing LBA in the United States. Fish Forward seeks to accomplish this through rigorous analysis that identifies regulatory gaps in—and opportunities for—addressing and mitigating the industry’s environmental impacts, particularly in finfish production.Read More >
El presente Manual Judicial proporciona recursos que los jueces pueden aplicar para decidir casos relacionados con la deforestación en Colombia, y esta introducción proporciona un contexto para el desarrollo del manual, reconoce a los socios y a los individuos responsables del desarrollo del mismo, y proporciona una breve descripción sobre cómo utilizarlo.Read More >
Given the large amount of food that some municipalities procure and the many people that they employ, the impact of food waste reduction measures in municipal operations can be substantial and far-reaching. For example, New York City purchases $500 million worth of food each year and employs around 325,000 people across dozens of agencies.Read More >
Changes in the interpretation of Waters of the United States (WOTUS) resulting from judicial decisions or federal rulemaking place a substantial burden upon state and tribal regulators and legislators. States, in particular, must determine whether, and how, to keep up with shifting federal coverage by adopting and implementing protections for waters that are not protected by federal law.Read More >
ELI’s Food Waste Initiative is publishing a Research Brief Series to present takeaways from the Initiative’s research, spanning a range of topics important to food waste prevention, recovery, and recycling. To access other research briefs in the series, visit: https://www.eli.org/food-wasteinitiative/publications. An Overview of Hands-on Resources for Hosting Accessible Events compiles existing resources that provide best practices for planning events that anticipate and welcome attendees with disabilities.Read More >