Senior Attorney, Water program
Jon Devine leads NRDC’s clean water solutions team. His work focuses on implementing, defending, and strengthening the core programs under the Clean Water Act. Devine’s areas of expertise include curbing runoff pollution through the development of green infrastructure, increasing the water quality of the Mississippi River Basin by decreasing pollution, and restoring safeguards for streams, wetlands, and other bodies of water. Prior to joining the Water program, he worked with NRDC’s Health & Environment program for four years. Previously, he served as an attorney-adviser in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of General Counsel and also worked as an environmental specialist in Maine’s Department of Environmental Protection. Devine graduated from Bowdoin College and received his JD from Georgetown University. He is based in Washington, D.C.