About NRDC

Kate Sinding

Kate Sinding Senior Attorney and Deputy Director, New York Urba, Urban Program

Press Contact:
Kate Slusark Kiely
(212) 727-2700

Areas of Focus

Environmental law, gas drilling and hydrofracking, protection of drinking water in New York, recycling of electronic waste, product and packaging stewardship.


Kate Sinding, Esq. is a Senior Attorney and Deputy Director of the Natural Resources Defense Council’s (NRDC) New York urban program. Her primary focus involves ensuring the proposed natural gas drilling in the northeast is subject to the most stringent environmental and health protections. Ms. Sinding also works on advancing recycling programs involving the producer responsibility model, as well as other waste and land use matters. Prior to joining NRDC in November 2006, she was a partner in the specialty environmental law firm of Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. Ms. Sinding has taught Environmental Law at Columbia University and Fordham University Schools of Law. Ms. Sinding is a graduate of New York University Law School, the Woodrow Wilson School of International and Public Affairs at Princeton University, and Barnard College.

Recent Posts

    Sign up for NRDC's online newsletter

    See the latest issue >

    Donate to NRDC

    NRDC Gets Top Ratings from the Charity Watchdogs

    Charity Navigator awards NRDC its 4-star top rating.
    Worth magazine named NRDC one of America's 100 best charities.
    NRDC meets the highest standards of the Wise Giving Alliance of the Better Business Bureau.

    Donate now >

    Share | |
    Find NRDC on