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The Environmental Law & Policy Center is a leading environmental legal advocate and proponent of environmentally responsible business and policy innovations.
ELPC has actively studied and promoted high-speed rail for more than a decade, believing that a third transportation option is needed to meet the challenges of the future in a safe, convenient, environmentally responsible way.
ELPC’s leadership, including Executive Director Howard Learner and Deputy Director Kevin Brubaker, has lobbied and testified before federal committees on behalf of high-speed rail development. Learner and Brubaker provide environmental policy support to the highest levels of government, informing the decision-making process and championing sustainability.
ELPC develops and leads strategic advocacy campaigns to improve environmental quality and protect our natural heritage. ELPC functions as a public interest entrepreneurship, engaging in creative advocacy to put into practice the belief that environmental progress and economic development can be achieved together.
ELPC is celebrating its 20th Anniversary on Wednesday, April 17th, 2013 in the Navy Pier Grand Ballroom – Click for details!