Senior Attorney, U.S. Climate Legal and Regulatory Program
As part of EDF’s Climate Legal and Regulatory Program, Martha Roberts works to support climate change mitigation and secure clean air through policy initiatives and strategic litigation.
Martha collaborates with states, businesses, public health organizations and other allies to advocate for and defend efficient policies to curb emissions that are destabilizing the climate and harming human health, with a particular focus on emissions from the power sector.
Martha joined EDF in September 2015 after serving as an appointee at the Environmental Protection Agency. While at EPA, Martha worked on regulatory and policy matters related to the power sector and oil and gas development. Martha previously clerked for the Hon. Carlos F. Lucero on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit.
Roberts, M. Integrating Compliance and Regulatory Design in EPA Rulemaking. New York University Environmental Law Journal. Spring 2014
J.D., New York University, magna cum laude
M.S., Stanford University, Earth Systems
B.S., Stanford University, Earth Systems, with honors and distinction
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Pruitt six months in: “taking a meat ax to the protections of public health and environment and then hiding it”
August 30, 2017
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May 25, 2017
Regulatory Accountability Act would wrap red tape around our most important health and safety protections
May 10, 2017
Scott Pruitt wants to end his own Clean Power Plan lawsuit—but can’t set aside EPA’s duty to protect the public from climate pollution
May 4, 2017