State Agencies Seeking to Protect Wetlands and Streams Face Hurdles — From Their Own State Laws
May 2013

The Environmental Law Institute (ELI) has released a new 50-state study (*) identifying laws that limit the ability of state agencies to protect wetlands, streams, and other water resources. The study finds that over two-thirds of all U.S. states still have laws that restrict the authority of state agencies to fully protect their own water bodies.

Environmental Law Institute Recognizes Seven National Wetlands Award Winners
April 2013

(Washington, DC) — The Environmental Law Institute announced today the recipients of the prestigious National Wetland Awards—individual stewards from across the country who have been recognized for their exceptional and innovative contributions to wetlands conservation. “I congratulate the extraordinary individuals selected for the National Wetlands Awards for demonstrating how citizens and communities can—and do—make a difference,” stated ELI President John Cruden.