Senior Vice President and Political Director, The Public Interest Network; President, Environment America

Started on staff: 1984
B.A., Whitman College
​​As president of Environment America, Wendy is a leading voice for the environment in the United States. She has been quoted in major national, state and local news outlets for nearly 40 years on issues ranging from air pollution to green investing. She is also a senior vice president with The Public Interest Network. She is a founding board member of Green Corps, the field school for environmental organizers, and Green Century Funds, the nation’s first family of fossil fuel free mutual funds. Wendy started with WashPIRG, where she led campaigns to create Washington state’s model toxic waste cleanup program and to stop the nation’s first high-level nuclear waste dump site. She is a 1983 graduate of Whitman College. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and dog and hikes wherever and whenever she can.

Posts by Wendy Wendlandt
Our response to the East Palestine train disaster

Toxic threats

Our response to the East Palestine train disaster

A brief update on our work for rail safety improvements and a reduction in our nation's use of hazardous chemicals in the wake of the Norfolk Southern train disaster in East Palestine, Ohio.

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