There is a happy coincidence of anniversaries in that the 30th year of Schumacher College coincides with that of the Environmental Law Foundation (ELF). The concept and creation of ELF emerged in part from the ethos expressed by E. F. Schumacher that local activities and local stimulus are likely to be more effective than those dependent upon central government.

A wide range of matters are brought to ELF: issues concerned with the built environment as well as rural concerns; assistance to parish councils; protection of village greens and wildlife habitats; nuisance concerns of pollution, ...


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