Alexandra Schluntz

Senior Associate Attorney Rocky Mountain Office


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Alex Schluntz is a senior associate attorney with the Rocky Mountain Office. Alex’s work includes fighting against climate change and for better air quality by reducing emissions from the transportation and oil and gas sectors. She has represented environmental justice organizations in their fight against unjust levels of toxic pollution emitted in their communities, with advocacy spanning state and federal regulatory proceedings and litigation.

Prior to joining Earthjustice, Alex clerked for the Hon. Robert Bacharach of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit and worked as a legal fellow with the Conservation Law Foundation. Alex grew up in New Mexico and Arizona, and received her J.D. in 2018 from Yale Law School.

The Latest from Alexandra Schluntz

April 11, 2024

In the News: Inside Climate News

Western Conservationists and Industry Each Tout Wins in a Pair of Rulings From the Same Court

“We really think this should be a wakeup call for the BLM. This case shows that the BLM has a lot of work to do to improve its process for leasing lands to oil and gas development, and improve how it’s analyzing and protecting the environment while it’s making those decisions.”
March 28, 2024

In the News: Gillette News Record

Court rules against BLM on oil and gas lease sales

“The Bureau of Land Management can’t just say, ‘Don’t worry, we’ll fix it at a later stage.’ Not when there’s evidence in the record that shows they haven’t been fixing it.”
Clean and electric trucks sit on display at an event on new national clean air standards for heavy-duty trucks near the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters on December 20, 2022 in Washington, DC.
March 23, 2023

Colorado’s Historic Opportunity To Clean Up Toxic Truck Pollution

An environmental justice coalition in Colorado is fighting for the strongest possible clean trucks package
July 27, 2022

In the News: Westword

New Draft Plan for Metro Denver Ozone Reduction Already Catching Heat

That first draft needs to be as strong as possible so that we can have a really robust public rulemaking process and get the public engaged, improve the SIP and, finally, get a strong final SIP approved by the Air Quality Control Commission.”
December 17, 2021

In the News: Government Technology

Colo. Crafts New Transportation Rules to Improve Air Quality

"The climate crisis means that the cumulative impacts of pollution now are really important [to address] — we need to meet those 2030 goals."