Director, Dirty Energy, Lands Division, Nature Program
Danielle Droitsch coordinates fossil fuel supply work across NRDC, in support of the organization's emphasis on climate, nature, and community. For the past decade, Droitsch has worked on issues related to tar sands development, first in Canada, then at NRDC, where she helped to lead the campaign to defeat the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. Before joining NRDC, she served as the U.S. policy director for the Pembina Institute, a Canadian clean energy think tank. She was also the founder and director of the advocacy group Water Matters, where she led watershed-protection efforts in Alberta, Canada. Droitsch has previously worked for American Rivers, the National Parks Conservation Association, and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. She is based in Washington, D.C.