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Kristin Butler is an associate legislative representative in the Policy & Legislation (PAL) department at Earthjustice. She is based in Washington, D.C. and covers oceans for the Lands, Wildlife, and Oceans PAL team. Prior to joining Earthjustice, Kristin was a government relations representative at Defenders of Wildlife. Before that, she served as a Sea Grant Knauss legislative fellow in the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee.
Kristin earned a bachelor’s degree in Marine Affairs and Ecosystem Science & Policy and a master’s degree in Marine Conservation from the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science.
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