Member since: 2018
Luis Martinez’s legal advocacy for NRDC focuses on strengthening state climate policies, utility regulations, energy efficiency, and renewable energy programs. Prior to joining NRDC in 2004, he served as a special aide to the president of Puerto Rico’s Environmental Quality Board as well as that agency’s legislative director. During his time there, he also assisted with cleanup efforts on the islands of Vieques and Culebra after more than 50 years of U.S. military occupation. He holds a bachelor’s degree in environmental policy and behavior from the University of Michigan and a JD from Tulane Law School. He works out of NRDC’s satellite office in Asheville, North Carolina.