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Mark Brownstein

Associate Vice President & Chief Counsel, U.S. Energy and Climate Program Environmental Defense Fund

Mr. Brownstein leads EDF’s natural gas efforts. Mark also specializes in utility-related issues, including transmission development, wholesale and retail electric market design, rate reform, and power plant siting and investment.  Mark was one of two EDF staff leads on the United States Climate Action Partnership, a coalition of the nation’s leading corporations and environmental groups championing immediate action on federal legislation to cap and substantially reduce greenhouse gas pollution across the US economy.  He is co-author of the Carbon Principles, a set of enhanced due diligence principles for investment banks considering the financing of coal fired power plants.Mark Brownstein is the Associate Vice President& Chief Counsel of the US Energy and Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and he leads EDF’s natural gas efforts. Mark also specializes in utility-related issues, including transmission development, wholesale and retail electric market design, rate reform, and power plant siting and investment.Mark Brownstein is the Associate Vice President& Chief Counsel of the US Energy and Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and he leads EDF’s natural gas efforts. Mark also specializes in utility-related issues, including transmission development, wholesale and retail electric market design, rate reform, and power plant siting and investment. Mark Brownstein is the Associate Vice President& Chief Counsel of the US Energy and Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and he leads EDF’s natural gas efforts. Mark also specializes in utility-related issues, including transmission development, wholesale and retail electric market design, rate reform, and power plant siting and investment. Mark Brownstein is the Associate Vice President& Chief Counsel of the US Energy and Climate Program at Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), and he leads EDF’s natural gas efforts. Mark also specializes in utility-related issues, including transmission development, wholesale and retail electric market design, rate reform, and power plant siting and investment.