Elizabeth Livingston de Calderon

Senior Attorney Fossil Fuels Program


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Dustin Renaud
Public Affairs and Communications Strategist

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Liza joined Earthjustice in 2022 as a senior attorney with the Fossil Fuels group and is focused on the Liquified Natural Gas sector in Louisiana and the broader Gulf Coast area. She is based in New Orleans.

Before Earthjustice, Liza was deputy director at the Tulane Environmental Law Clinic. There, she practiced and taught public interest environmental law in federal and state courts, representing organizations and individuals fighting to protect our coast, air, water, and communities. She continues to represent many of the same groups now.

Liza is a graduate of Tulane Law School and holds an M.A. in classical languages from Tulane University and a B.A. from Connecticut College. She sits on the City of New Orleans Ethics Review Board, where she recently served as chair. She enjoys good food, bad puns, and spending time with family and friends.

The Latest from Elizabeth Livingston de Calderon

March 4, 2024

In the News: New Orleans Public Radio

Secrecy around gas export terminals leaves public in the dark on dangers

“There’s not sufficient information to know what the full risks are, and the repercussions of no one understanding are huge.”
August 2, 2023

In the News: Grist

‘Death stars on sinking land’: How liquefied natural gas took over the Gulf Coast

“It’s not just that each of these facilities is like a giant death star on sinking land, it’s that there’s so many of them. This is how sacrifice zones are created.”