Areas of expertise:
Oil & gas well integrity, oil and gas regulation, carbon capture and sequestration, orphan wells
In his role as a director and senior attorney in EDF’s Energy Program, Adam focuses on oil, gas and carbon capture, utilization and sequestration regulation and policy, and serves as a public advocate on these issues. Adam is responsible for managing multi-stakeholder efforts concerning oil and gas development and CCUS to improve environmental outcomes through enhanced regulation and improved industry practices, especially concerning secure geological storage of carbon dioxide, and orphaned oil and gas wells.
Adam started as a legal fellow with EDF in 2011, working on natural gas as well as international climate efforts. During law school, he studied international development and climate change law, and interned at the Legal Resources Centre in Ghana, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in Washington, D.C., and with the Geneva, Switzerland-based carbon credit certifier the Gold Standard.
- Boston University School of Law, J.D.
- Boston University, M.A. in International Relations
- University of Chicago, B.A. in Political Science and International Affairs
- Member, State Bar of New York, 2012-present
- Energy Exchange, August 7, 2023
- Energy Exchange, July 31, 2023
Landmark study reveals that millions of Americans live less than a mile from an orphaned oil and gas wellEnergy Exchange Blog, July 11, 2023
- Environmental Research Letters, June 20, 2023
- Energy Exchange Blog, December 2, 2022
- Energy Exchange Blog, November 21, 2022
- Energy Exchange Blog, October 27, 2022
- Population and Environment, June 17, 2022
- January 10, 2023
- October 15, 2021
- November 25, 2020
- June 17, 2019
New Requirements for Nation's Gas Storage Facilities a First, But Not Final, Step Forward for Public Health and SafetyDecember 16, 2016