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EPA Climate Attorney

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Location California - America North
Town/City Washington, DC
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Deadline 11/12/2009
Company Name Natural Resources Defense Council
Contact Name HR
Telephone No phone calls
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) is a non-profit global environmental organization with more than 1.3 million members and online activists.
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NRDC is hiring an attorney to advocate for effective control of global warming pollution under the Clean Air Act.  The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a number of regulatory actions under the Clean Air Act, pursuant to the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark 2007 ruling in Massachusetts v. EPA.  Other regulations are under development.  We further anticipate that EPA will have numerous regulatory responsibilities under new climate and energy legislation now under consideration in Congress.  Working under the direction of senior staff from NRDC’s Climate Center and Clean Air Program, the new hire will: ·        Review and prepare public hearing statements and written comments on new federal carbon pollution regulations; ·        Maintain and strengthen relationships with EPA legal and technical staff;·        Coordinate relevant technical analysis by NRDC staff experts and consultants;·        Represent NRDC in litigation brought by industry to help EPA defend its regulations;·        Represent NRDC in our own litigation as needed to challenge regulatory delays or action that does not comply with law; and ·        Maintain and strengthen relationships with Congressional oversight staff. Candidates should have 3-5 years of relevant experience in Clean Air Act regulatory implementation, advocacy, or litigation, or equivalent experience. Specific knowledge and experience related to climate change science and policy will be an advantage. 

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a pleasant working environment and are committed to workplace diversity.  Salary is based on a nonprofit scale and commensurate with experience. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to www.nrdc.org/jobs. Please do not contact us about this position by phone. Please reference where you saw this posting. NRDC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  For further information about NRDC, please visit nrdc.org.

IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


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