The Latest by Clara Summers

Legislative Assistant

Clara Summers was a Legislative Assistant with the Policy & Legislation team in Washington, D.C, from 2016–2018. She’s passionate about policy and advocacy, because she sees it as integral to creating far-reaching, positive change.

Central to Appalachian identity and heritage, West Virginia's mountains are being destroyed by mountain top removal coal mining.
July 25, 2018

Trump Stifles Science in Coal Country

The Trump administration doesn’t want us to know what’s making coal country sick.

Toxic pest control chemicals sprayed on a field in California's Salinas Valley
May 15, 2018

The House Farm Bill is Really a Harm Bill

The bill on which representatives will vote this week is a disaster not only for our wildlife, but also for a nation that needs to be fed.

Donald Trump speaks at CPAC 2011 in Washington, D.C.
May 24, 2017

5 Ways Trump Talks ‘Clean’ but Budgets Dirty

Trump has most definitely not put his money where his mouth is with this budget. Here are five key ways Trump’s budget would eviscerate crucial environmental programs.