Mary Ellen Kustin is the director of policy for Public Lands at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, she was a senior policy analyst on food, agriculture, and conservation issues at the Environmental Working Group. Kustin has also worked on conservation and environmental campaigns for the Pew Charitable Trusts and the National Wildlife Federation.
Kustin grew up in South Carolina but has called the Washington, D.C. area home since 2006. She holds a master of science degree in sustainable development and conservation biology, as well as a master’s degree in public policy, focusing on environmental policy, from the University of Maryland. She earned her bachelor’s degree in mathematics from the University of South Carolina.
By Mary Ellen Kustin
|Secretary Zinke Is Poised to Give More Breaks to Drilling Industry and Less Oversight to Public||Center for American Progress||June 4, 2018|
|The Trump Administration Is Adding to the Pain at the Pump||Center for American Progress||May 23, 2018|
|Fertile Ground||Center for American Progress||February 5, 2018|
|Not Even the Oil and Gas Industry Is Buying What the Trump Administration Is Selling||Center for American Progress||January 17, 2018|
|Trump’s Interior Department Is Ill-Prepared to Deal with the Next Big Spill||Center for American Progress||January 4, 2018|
|The Fox Guards the Henhouse||Center for American Progress||October 3, 2017|
|Social License to Drill||Center for American Progress||July 26, 2017|
|The Best of the Best||Center for American Progress||June 27, 2017|
|Are Industry Interests Behind President Trump’s Attack on National Monuments?||Center for American Progress||May 8, 2017|
|A Market-Based Fix for the Federal Coal Program||Center for American Progress||October 4, 2016|