Mustafa Saifuddin


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Mustafa Saifuddin is a Staff Scientist with the Sustainable Food and Farming Program based in the Northeast office. Mustafa graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2013 with degrees in Biology and Humanities. They completed a PhD in Biology from Boston University in 2018, where they researched and published on soil microbial biogeochemistry in forest ecosystems. While in graduate school, Mustafa was an NSF graduate research fellow and also enjoyed teaching ecology and biology courses. Prior to joining Earthjustice, they worked as an agricultural soil scientist in the Bay Area.

The Latest from Mustafa Saifuddin

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.
August 17, 2022

Cut the Crap: The Need to Do More to Address Agricultural Methane Emissions

Agriculture produces more methane than the U.S. oil and gas sector, a heat-trapping greenhouse gas more potent than carbon dioxide