Douglas H.

President and Executive Director, The Public Interest Network

Started on staff: 1979
B.S. Colorado State University, J.D. Harvard Law School
Doug is President and Executive Director of The Public Interest Network. As director of MASSPIRG starting in 1979, he conceived and helped organize the Fund for the Public Interest, U.S. PIRG, National Environmental Law Center, Green Century Capital Management, Green Corps and Environment America, among other groups. Doug ran the public interest careers program at the Harvard Law School from 1976-1986. He is a graduate of Colorado State University and the Harvard Law School.

Posts by Douglas H. Phelps
Cleaner air in Steel City

Clean air

Cleaner air in Steel City

PennEnvironment and the National Environmental Law Center just helped settle one of the largest citizen-initiated Clean Air Act cases in U.S. history, and as a result, the people of the Pittsburgh region may soon breathe easier.

Texans vote ‘YES’ on $1 billion for state parks

Wildlife & wild places

Texans vote ‘YES’ on $1 billion for state parks

After months of advocating for Proposition 14, Environment Texas is celebrating its passage. The vote will create the Centennial Parks Conservation Fund, which will allocate $1 billion toward state parks -- the largest investment in nature in Texas’ history.

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