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Policy & Legislation

Chris Jordan-Bloch / Earthjustice
Earthjustice's hard-won legal victories are often targeted by industry for legislative rollback. The Policy & Legislation team works on Capitol Hill to strengthen environmental laws and uphold our legal accomplishments.

Signature Work

When Earthjustice wins big environmental victories in court, anti-environmental interests in Washington, D.C. often try to have Congress to overturn those court decisions through legislation.

To solidify the enduring impact of our legal victories, the Policy & Legislation team in Washington, D.C. works with champions in Congress to craft legislation that supports and extends our gains. The Policy & Legislation team also works to protect and strengthen federal environmental laws, and to prevent legislative attempts to undermine environmental progress.

Earthjustice promotes citizen enforcement of environmental laws and fight for new safeguards that go beyond current standards. The Policy & Legislation team advocates for stronger laws safeguarding children from toxic chemicals, protecting clean water standards,and tackling climate change.

Map of Earthjustice offices.

Contact Policy & Legislation Office

1625 Mass. Ave., NW, Ste. 702
Washington, D.C. 20036
(202) 667-4500


Marty Hayden Vice President, Policy & Legislation

Phone: (202) 667-4500

Jenifer Collins Associate Legislative Representative

Issue Areas: Clean water; mountaintop removal mining; safe drinking water; Arctic

Phone: (202) 745-5217

Tracy Coppola Senior Legislative Counsel

Issue Areas: Public lands; onshore oil & gas.

Phone: (202) 745-5225

Andrea L. Delgado Sr. Legislative Representative

Issue Areas: Environmental health; pesticides (worker & child exposures); toxic chemicals (TSCA reform); solid & hazardous waste (coal ash, Superfund)

Phone: (202) 797-5240

Jessica Ennis Sr. Legislative Representative

Issue Areas: Oil & gas development; Arctic

Phone: (202) 745-5202

Raul Garcia Legislative Counsel

Issue Areas: Oil & gas development; NEPA

Phone: (202) 797-5251

Brielle Green Associate Legislative Counsel

Issue Areas: Access to the courts; judicial nominations; regulatory issues (APA)

Phone: (202) 745-5205

Terry McGuire Sr. Legislative Representative

Issue Areas: National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Air Toxics, Regional Haze Rule

Phone: (202) 745-5210

Marjorie Mulhall Sr. Legislative Counsel

Issue Areas: Endangered Species Act; California water; pesticides in waterways

Phone: (202) 745-5204

Sarah Saylor Sr. Legislative Representative

Issue Areas: Climate change / greenhouse gas controls; regional haze (Clean Air Act)

Phone: (202) 745-5216

Clara Summers Legislative Assistant

Issue Areas: Legislative staff support

Phone: (202) 745-5226

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