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Avinash Kar

Avinash Kar Senior Attorney, Health Program

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Kate Slusark Kiely
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Areas of Focus

Antibiotics in livestock, pesticides, toxics in consumer products.


Avinash Kar is a Senior Attorney with the Health and Environment Program at NRDC. He works on antibiotics in livestock, pesticides, and toxics in consumer products. He has also worked on air and water pollution and other environmental health issues. Prior to joining NRDC, Avinash worked on air pollution issues related to factory farms in the Central Valley of California, with the Center on Race, Poverty & the Environment (CRPE). While at CRPE, he also served on the Environmental Justice Advisory Committee, advising the California Air Resources Board on the implementation of AB 32, California’s landmark global warming law. Avinash received his JD from UC Hastings College of the Law and his undergraduate degree from Williams College.

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