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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.

Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Zoning in Montserrat Legal & Institutional Asses

Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Zoning in Montserrat: Legal & Institutional Assessment of Authorities & Approaches

Read D. Porter; Kathryn Mengerink
October 2015

The first major report from Blue Halo Montserrat provides a strong legal foundation by exploring how existing legal authorities contribute to ocean management in Montserrat and how they can be used to support the Montserrat Sustainable Ocean Policy. The goal of the project is to ensure long-term health of Montserrat’s waters. Read More >

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 >