David Schoenbrod

David Schoenbrod is a professor at New York Law School and a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. As a staff attorney for the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) during the 1970's, he was a leader in the campaigns to get lead out of gasoline, reduce air pollution in Puerto Rico, and combat automotive pollution in New York City. His work on environmental justice began earlier as director of community development at the anti-poverty organization that Senator Robert Kennedy established in Bedford-Stuyvesant. His writings on environmental law and regulation appear in books, scholarly journals, and newspapers.

  • Why Congress must revise the Clean Air Act

    Most Americans breath dirty air — in many places, levels of pollutants like nitrogen dioxide and ozone are in violation of federal air quality standards. And now, those standards are getting even stronger, which will put even more of the …