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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.

Speaker Pelosi’s farewell gift to San Francisco should be a clean Hunters Point

by San Francisco Examiner | November 22, 2022
As U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi enters her last weeks in leadership, she has the unique opportunity to leave her city an invaluable gift that has eluded it for decades — a fully remediated Hunters Point Naval Shipyard. The shipyard sits on 638 acres of bayfront property in The City’ ...

Guest column: EPA has lost its way

by The New Lede | November 16, 2022
It has been more than 20 years since I worked as a senior attorney at the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), using my legal training to help enforce the Clean Water Act and advise agency managers on a range of hazardous waste issues ...

Op-ed | The dirty secret behind some ‘clean energy’ offers

by The Hill | October 26, 2022
As our climate spins out of control, an urgent need exists for clean energy advocates and watchdog organizations to ensure that protecting climate-conscious energy consumers goes hand in hand with efforts to support programs to address the climate crisis. A recent Maryland study  ...

Op-Ed | An alarm is raised, little is done, and employees flee

by | July 13, 2022
Fed up with the state’s failure to regulate air permits, three state employees came forward about a year ago, but little has changed ...

Opinion: An alarm is raised, little is done, and employees flee

by Colorado Sun | July 8, 2022
Fed up with the state’s failure to regulate air permits and after years of quietly watching the quality of Colorado’s air decline, about a year ago three state employees bravely came forward. The whistleblowers called out the state Air Pollution Control Division for rubber-stamping ...
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