Kathleen Riley

Senior Associate Attorney Washington, D.C. Office


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Kathleen Riley is a senior associate attorney with the D.C. Regional office. Kathleen was inspired to pursue environmental and justice work after growing up in Louisiana’s Cancer Alley. Kathleen primarily litigates under the Clean Air Act, with a focus on reducing pollution from chemical and petrochemical plants including in Louisiana and Texas, and on reducing interstate ozone pollution. Prior to joining Earthjustice, Kathleen Riley was a fellow with the Sierra Club.

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March 18, 2021

In the News: Bloomberg Law

Interstate Rule Is One Fix in Thicket of Upwind Pollution Woes

“Communities are expecting more going forward from an administration that has promised to address environmental injustice. We are encouraging the administration to achieve greater pollution reductions under the more protective 2015 ozone standard.”