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Chandra Rosenthal

Chandra, a Colorado native, heads up the office as Rocky Mountain PEER Counsel. Chandra, formerly staff attorney with Defenders of Wildlife specializing in endangered species and public lands issues, has also worked for the U.S. Department of Justice and, under a legal fellowship, worked on a Superfund site with the Department of Energy. "I view my job as helping the region’s public service professionals do their jobs of protecting the diverse and abundant natural resources of the Rockies," states Rosenthal. Chandra earned her law degree in 1993 at the Lewis and Clark Northwestern School of Law, where she focused her studies on environmental law.

REPORT | Building a Better BLM

by | June 15, 2022
To build a better BLM, PEER recommends prioritizing staff protecting land health and biodiversity and shift priorities away from resource extraction ...

COMMENTARY | Colorado PFAS Prevention Act Passes

by | May 17, 2022
On May 11, 2022, the Colorado Legislature tackled the PFAS contamination crisis by passing one of the most comprehensive state bills restricting PFAS ...

Op-Ed | Why KC Becker holds the key to Front Range air quality

by | February 8, 2022
Colorado has been badly out of compliance with National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) for a decade now. It's getting worse, not better ...

COMMENTARY | What is Going On with Colorado Air Quality?

by | May 24, 2021
Colorado has been undermining its own air pollution experts for years in favor of easing requirements for polluters ...

COMMENTARY | Haaland’s Bold Move Forward at Interior

by | April 29, 2021
Structural changes within the Department of Interior will further Secretary Haaland’s goals of tackling the climate crisis and conservation ...