Conrad Schneider has more than 20 years experience fighting air pollution and climate change. Conrad directs CATF’s advocacy efforts, writes, and speaks on air pollution and climate change issues, and testifies before Congress and state legislatures and in federal and state administrative hearings. His advocacy work focuses on reducing pollution from power plants and the oil and gas industry.
Prior to his work with CATF, Conrad served as regional coordinator for the Northeast power plant campaign and as Air and Energy Project Coordinator with the Natural Resources Council of Maine. While at NRCM, Conrad played a key role in the campaign to enact EPA’s 1997 revised health standards for smog and soot, and wrote Maine’s original ozone transport petition. He served as law clerk to the late Judge Robert H. Hall of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia (Atlanta Division) and as a trial attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice. He holds a J.D. from the University of Virginia and a B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Conrad currently serves on the board of directors of the Center for Clean Air Policy in Washington, D.C. and teaches Environmental Law and Policy at Bowdoin College.