John Rumpler is clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America.
John Rumpler clean water program director and senior attorney for Environment America, a national organization dedicated to protecting clean air, clean water, and promoting clean energy with 2 million supporters across all 50 states. John has directed numerous campaigns to protect our rivers, lakes, streams, and drinking water. He has co-authored several research reports – including Get the Lead Out, Fracking by the Numbers, and Corporate Agribusiness and the Fouling of America’s Waterways. John has also testified before Congress on enforcement of clean water laws. His current efforts include defending the Clean Water Act, curbing pollution from factory farms, and a new campaign to “Get the Lead Out” of drinking water.
Prior to his position at Environment America, John represented community organizations in public interest and environmental law. He began his environmental activism at Tufts University in 1985, and then worked in various roles with the PIRGs before earning his law degree at Northeastern University School of Law in 1996.