As Senior Fossil Fuels Attorney, Adrienne Bloch leads the strategy and litigates to advance Earthjustice’s work to keep fossil fuels in the ground. She is based in San Francisco, California.
Prior to joining Earthjustice, Adrienne was Senior Staff Attorney at Communities for a Better Environment, where she worked on behalf of low-income communities and communities of color to prevent and stop pollution and build green, healthy and ecological communities and environments. Among her accomplishments, Adrienne played a leading role in blocking Chevron’s proposed refinery expansion project to process low-quality crude at its Richmond California refinery, securing the nation’s first refinery flare control rule, tightening emissions trading provisions in Southern California, and stopping a new proposed power plant in the process; she also helped to secure California’s truck idling law and diesel policies for goods movement. A champion for environmental justice, she also has a passion for climate justice and has worked as a consultant for numerous California and national organizations to support efforts to achieve climate equity.
Adrienne is a graduate of Oberlin College and University of California Hastings College of the Law.
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