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Alexis Andiman is a senior attorney with the Sustainable Food & Farming Program, based in New York.

Prior to joining Earthjustice, Alexis completed fellowships with the Conservation Law Center/Clinic at Indiana University’s Maurer School of Law and the Center for Biological Diversity. She received her J.D. with honors and a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis & Clark Law School. While in school, Alexis worked as a legal writing teaching assistant and interned with a variety of environmental and conservation organizations, including Columbia Riverkeeper, Advocates for the West, and the Earthrise Law Center.

The Latest from Alexis Andiman

A pig pushes his snout through metal bars.
May 3, 2023

We Sued the EPA to Restrict Water Pollution from Slaughterhouses. And We Won.

As a result of our litigation, the EPA agreed to finalize new water pollution control regulations for slaughterhouses and animal rendering facilities by August 2025.
December 13, 2022

Pollution from the Largest, Dirtiest Meat- and Dairy-Production Facilities Worsens Injustice. We’re Calling for Change.

EPA’s current approach to CAFO permitting exposes millions of people to harm, in violation of the Clean Water Act, as well as executive orders aimed at advancing environmental justice.

July 27, 2022

In the News: The New York Times

Extreme Weather Is Soaking New York City. Community Gardens Can Help.

“It’s not about stopping development and it’s definitely not about stopping affordable housing. It’s about recognizing that if you cover every green space with development, you end up with communities that really aren’t livable.”

November 3, 2021

In the News: CUNY TV

Reflecting the Sun’s Rays, Invasive Goldfish, Community Gardens, and more

A video interview
October 5, 2021

In the News: CJS Health + Society

The Fight to Keep NYC’s Green Spaces in Black and Brown Communities Intensifies

“[Community] Gardens are very vulnerable to destruction.”
August 11, 2021

In the News: The American Prospect

New York Dairy Farms Skirt Clean Water Act Requirements

“The problem is the way it functions. In practice, you end up with situations where very few CAFOs — or zero, in this case — are willing to admit that they discharge. Everyone funnels into a less protective state program that really isn’t designed to regulate discharging facilities.”
April 8, 2021

In the News: CleanLaw

Environmental Racism in North Carolina Hog Farming

"Title VI connects to health and the environment because many state agencies receive money from EPA and Title VI prevents those agencies from accepting that money and also authorizing pollution that has an unjustified unequal impact."