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Current Projects

The Environmental Law Project partners with a variety of local and national environmental organizations to conduct research, write and edit legal documents and assist clients.

Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance: ELP is working on a project regarding the Utah State Implementation Plan (SIP) and a proposed open pit coal mine. Visit: for more information about the SUWA. (Currently accepting volunteers, email for more information or to sign-up).

Tire Incinerator Community Assistance Project:ELP is conducting background research on citizens’ rights of action with respect to the siting of a proposed tire incinerator. ELP plans to share the results of this research with Crawford Area Residents for the Environment (CARE). For more information see, (Currently accepting volunteers, email: vbaron@law.upenn.edufor more information or to sign-up).

Notice and Comment: ELP is currently commenting on a proposed EPA/NHSTA rule regarding fuel economy labels on new cars. For those that want to learn more, check out the great video and other information at 

Delaware Riverkeeper Network: ELP is continuing to work on a variety of issues for the Delaware Riverkeepers. Check out for more information.

Have an idea for a project you do not see listed here? Send us an email! ELP is always interested in hearing new ideas for projects. Contact with your thoughts and suggestions for pro-bono work.