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Legal Fellow

Monica Mercola

Monica received her law degree from Brooklyn Law School where she developed an interest in the connection between civil rights issues and environmental issues and was published in the Brooklyn Law School Journal of Law and Policy. Previously, she studied Philosophy at Northeastern University. Prior to joining PEER, Monica has worked at Earthjustice as a Summer Law Clerk and at a variety of state and federal agencies including the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation. Monica enjoys biking around New York City, going to the farmer’s market, and making paella.

Denver Superfund Site May Be Leaching Toxic PFAS

by | April 13, 2022
Groups Seek State Testing and Monitoring at Lowry Landfill Superfund Site ...

COMMENTARY | Dunn Landfill’s Environmental Injustice

by | May 13, 2021
Dunn Landfill in New York impacts the residents of Rensselaer with problems like truck traffic, odor, dust and leachate ...