Bruce Myers is a senior attorney with the Environmental Law Institute (ELI), based in Washington, DC. In over a decade with ELI, Bruce has researched and written on a wide range of national and local environmental issues in the United States and abroad, especially in Africa. His work is increasingly focused on opportunities for legal reform at the intersection of environmental and animal protection. He launched ELI’s Industrial Agriculture Law and Policy Center, which works to highlight environmental problems and identify practical opportunities for change in the agricultural sector, analyze the limitations of the current law and policy framework for agriculture, and present targeted, research-backed recommendations. Other areas of expertise include constitutional environmental law, protection of wetlands and streams (with an emphasis on the scope of the federal Clean Water Act), climate policy, and toxicity testing reform under TSCA. Previously, Bruce was a litigation attorney with a large Washington, DC law firm, and he served as a law clerk to Senior Judge Edward Rafeedie of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, in Los Angeles. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the University of Virginia School of Law, and he is licensed to practice law in California and Washington, DC.
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