Special Projects Director and Lead Attorney
As a member of EDF’s Domestic Climate and Air legal team, Peter Zalzal works to secure clean air and support climate change mitigation through policy initiatives and strategic litigation. Peter works with businesses, public health groups, States, environmental groups and other allies to advocate and defend efficient policies to curb emissions that are destabilizing the climate and harming human health.
Before joining Environmental Defense Fund, Peter spent time teaching as a part of Teach for America. He has also interned and volunteered for organizations focused on environmental law and environmental justice.
JD, Boston University School of Law.
BA, Economics, History - University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
Suspension of clean air standards for the oil and gas industry: an urgent health threat for Americans
June 5, 2017
In Early Action, EPA Administrator Pruitt Moves to Block Communities’ Right to Know about Oil and Gas Pollution
March 7, 2017
December 6, 2016
August 17, 2016
July 15, 2016
July 22, 2015
A Win for Cleaner Air and a Stronger Economy: Court Dismisses Challenges to Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Standards for Big Trucks
April 24, 2015
March 10, 2015
January 9, 2015
February 18, 2014