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Katie Umekubo

Even before my first day as a project attorney with the Natural Resources Defense Council, I knew that this position would be very different than my last as a legislative specialist with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. But I now appreciate more than ever the opportunity to focus exclusively on challenging renewable energy siting issues and advocate for what I truly believe is right—for what I believe will protect the habitats and species where I grew up off the Southern California coastline, where I’ve lived and studied near the Sonoran Desert and Colorado Rockies, and the many other places that are equally near and dear to so many others.