Jen Duggan is the Vice President and Director of CLF Vermont. Throughout her career, Jen has worked to protect public health and ensure all communities have equal access to a clean and healthy environment. Before joining CLF, Jen was the General Counsel for the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources.
Prior to her position with the Agency, Jen was Managing Attorney for the Environmental Integrity Project. She managed the Coal-Free Waters Campaign and represented community groups and other organizations in permit proceedings, citizen enforcement actions, and federal and state rulemakings pertaining to coal plants, oil refineries, and other large sources of pollution. Jen developed and co-counseled litigation requiring the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to limit toxic discharges from coal plants for the first time; developed and co-counseled litigation requiring clean up of three coal ash landfills; and persuaded a state environmental agency to withdraw construction permits for two waste coal power plants.
Jen earned her JD and Master of Studies in Environmental Law from Vermont Law School. She interned for the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program in San Francisco and worked as a student clinician for the Environmental and Natural Resources Law Clinic at Vermont Law School.