Regional Office:
Washington, D.C.
Map: Washington D.C.
Our D.C. office defends and strengthens national standards for clean air and clean water, and works to stop mountaintop removal mining from destroying Appalachia's landscape and communities. Additional cases include promoting sustainable fisheries, improving energy efficiency standards, and reducing toxic mercury emissions.
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Washington, DC

About Our Work

Washington, DC is where our nation's most important environmental laws are made. Our DC office defends and strengthens national standards for clean air and clean water, and we are working to stop mountaintop removal mining from destroying Appalachia's landscape and communities. Additional cases include promoting sustainable fisheries, improving energy efficiency standards, and reducing toxic mercury emissions.

 

Quick Facts

Year opened: 1978
Appeals court: DC Circuit

 

Office Information

1625 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 702
Washington, DC 20036
(202) 667-4500 (phone)
(202) 667-2356 (fax)
dcoffice @earthjustice.org

Managing Attorney, Washington, D.C.
David Baron

Managing Attorney for Oceans
Steve Roady

Attorneys
Timothy Ballo
Jennifer Chavez
Emma Cheuse
Khushi Desai
Roger Fleming
Erica Fuller
Neil Gormley
Seth Johnson
Nick Morales
James Pew
Michael Soules
Jill Tauber

Counsel
Howard Fox

Campaign Director
Jared Saylor

Campaign Manager
Jessica Hodge

Community Partnerships Manager
Debra Mayfield

Litigation Assistants
Claire Garvin
Albert Lin

Sr. Office Manager
Julie James

Program Assistant
Jillian Murphy


See bar admissions of our legal staff
 

Office Spotlight

Not so long ago, the Anacostia River was the pride of the District of Columbia, flowing as a pristine ribbon for nearly nine miles from Prince George’s County in Maryland to where it empties into the Potomac. Unfortunately, the river has been abused for decades, making it one of the most polluted rivers in the nation.  Read more.

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