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ELI 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.

Drinking Water Quality in Child Care Facilities: A Review of State Policy

Environmental Law Institute
August 2015

A variety of chemical, biological, and radiological contaminants may affect drinking water supplies. Children are especially vulnerable to the effects of contaminants in their water, because they drink more water, eat more food, and breathe more air relative to their size than do adults, and because their bodies are not fully developed and their growing organs can be more easily harmed. This paper describes how state laws and regulations across the U.S. Read More >

Strengthening Government-to-Government Consultation Related to Marine Subsistenc

Strengthening Government-to-Government Consultation Related to Marine Subsistence Resources in Alaska

Kathryn Mengerink; Jordan Diamond
April 2015

The goal of our work on Consultation is to support the role of Alaska Natives in managing trust resources, and to help ensure that consultation is an effective, efficient, and meaningful process that actually leads to sustainable—and just—management.  Read More >