Sasan Saadat, Senior Research & Policy Analyst, California Office: “You all have this opportunity on your lap to set a new precedent for the end of fossil fuels in our built environment.”
Environmental Groups: EPA’s Proposed Federal Clean Car Standards Important First Step But Must Be Improved
Ariel Salmon is a litigation assistant supporting attorneys in the Midwest Regional Office. After graduating with honors from the University in Chicago with a BA in Political Science, Ariel worked as a legal assistant at the Environmental Law & Policy Center, where she focused on cases aimed at ensuring clean water access and protecting natural places. Ariel is deeply motivated by a desire to ensure that all people have access to air that is safe to breathe, water that is safe to drink, and a living environment that is safe to live and work in.
Caitlyn Brandt joins the Tribal Partnerships Program and Rocky Mountain Office as a Litigation Assistant. Caitlyn graduated from Appalachian State University in 2014 where she studied processes of decolonization. She continued her graduate studies at University of Colorado Boulder where she studied the role of religious rhetoric in legal arguments by tribes against the Dakota Access Pipeline as a form of decolonization. Caitlyn graduated in 2017 with her master’s degree in religious studies.
Shiloh Hernandez, Attorney, Northern Rockies Office: “This pollution is impacting the Fort-Belknap tribe, and it’s already polluting important historical and ceremonial sights for them. That’s a big slap in the face from both Baker for not cleaning up his mess and now the state for letting Baker get away with it.”