Environmental Law Institute (ELI)

4 Books found

Books

  • Forests for the Bay Report

    Forests for the Bay Report

    Forests are vital to the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Policy makers and the public are now recognizing the role the Bay’s forests play in helping to maintain water quality, air quality, watershed health and resilience, living resources, economic productivity, and the region’s quality of life. The new Chesapeake Bay Agreement signed in June 2000 commits Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, the District of Columbia, the Chesapeake Bay

  • Legal Aspects of Forest Management in Mexico (English Edition)

    Legal Aspects of Forest Management in Mexico (English Edition)

    This report analyzes how laws, policies, and administration can be strengthened to combat deforestation in Mexico and better sustain the productivity and integrity of its forested ecosystems. The emphasis of the study is on protection of internationally recognized forest reserves. The study outlines international and domestic law affecting Mexican forests and looks at three case studies. Two of the case studies are reserves with threatened for

  • Smart Growth in Small Towns and Rural Communities: Maryland"s Eastern Shore Report

    Smart Growth in Small Towns and Rural Communities: Maryland"s Eastern Shore Report

    Smart growth tools can be useful for small towns and rural communities as well as for major metropolitan areas and rapidly growing localities. States and localities across the country are crafting growth management tools to meet their needs. In most cases, rapidly growing localities and metropolitan areas have felt the strongest need to guide their growth by taking advantage of smart growth tools. Yet, as states put frameworks for smart growth