Regional Office

Gulf Office

Brad Zweerink / Earthjustice

Houston, Texas

Media Inquiries

Dustin Renaud
Public Affairs and Communications Strategist

Legal Assistance Inquiries

Contacto de Prensa

Robert Valencia
Estratega de Comunicaciones y Asuntos Públicos Hispanos/Latinos
(212) 845-7376

Who We Are

The Gulf Regional Office works with communities and other partners fighting for a healthy and just future in the Gulf. We work to cut pollution, end fossil fuel expansion, protect our region’s precious places and wildlife, transition to clean energy, and drive climate solutions that work for everyone.

Allison BroukSenior Attorney

Danielle BroylesLitigation / Legal Practice Assistant

Rodrigo CantúSenior Attorney

Lauren GodshallSenior Attorney

Jen PowisManaging Attorney

Rebecca RamirezAssociate Attorney

Our Impact

Earthjustice represents Gulf and environmental groups in lawsuits against a proposed massive petrochemical complex in St. James Parish, Louisiana, and against the expansion of an oil and gas export terminal through a toxic Superfund site in Point Comfort, Texas. We stand alongside our hundreds of public-interest clients across the country, at the frontlines of the fight for justice and a healthy environment for all.

In recent years, Earthjustice and our partners have succeeded in:

Recent News
June 24, 2024 In the News: Politico

EPA probe of Texas oil wells could stymie carbon capture industry

Allison Brouk, Attorney, Gulf Regional Office: “If Texas can’t handle the Class II program for oil and gas waste injection, how can we trust state agencies with Class VI wells for carbon waste injection? We are glad that EPA is taking its obligations to protect drinking water seriously by taking a deep look at Texas’…

February 15, 2024 In the News: Sun Herald

Proposed military site in North Gulfport gets approval from Mississippi Court of Appeals

Rodrigo Cantú, Attorney, Gulf Office: “We are extremely disappointed with the court’s decision. This allows the Permit Board to endanger the health and safety of a historically black community by ignoring the possibility of storing explosive ammunition in a residential area.”