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We act as advocates to ensure the existence of a sustainable and healthy environment for all. We aim to represent those individuals and communities whose environment or natural surroundings are directly and adversely affected by others.

Rock the Earth is a tax-exempt organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

Overview
Founded in 2002 by environmental attorney Marc Ross, Rock the Earth’s members include environmental attorneys, technical consultants, public relations, marketing and media relations experts, as well as a fundraising team. Many of the members have more than ten years experience in their various areas of expertise.

Rock the Earth's Volunteer Staff includes environmental professionals with a broad base of knowledge and expertise in environmental science and law. Of the Volunteer Staff, two are environmental attorneys. In addition, Rock the Earth has three other environmental attorneys consulting on a variety of issues, from time to time. Our legal expertise includes, but is not limited to: water quality, surface and underground mining, hazardous and non-hazardous waste, remediation, air quality, endangered species, remediation and environmental impacts due to land development and urban sprawl.

The Technical Committee is a multi-disciplinary unit that consists of five professionals with a combined experience of approximately 48 years. Most members of the Technical Committee have advanced educational experience (Masters and Doctoral degrees), are registered and/or certified in nationally accredited programs, and are members of national professional organizations. The Technical Committee’s professional expertise includes, but is not limited to, the following areas: hydrogeology, engineering, environmental science, toxicology, geochemistry, regulatory compliance, environmental sampling and analysis, remedial investigations, risk assessment, pollution prevention and environmental management systems.

The remainder of the Organization's members are all informed, passionate, and active in environmental advocacy and education; they include an educational coordinator for a nature center, the director of a community action program for a state university, a fundraising officer for a state university, two experienced Internet Technology professionals, and a transactional attorney with experience working with nonprofit organizations.

 
 
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