Senior Advocate, Energy & Transportation Program
Mark Szybist advocates for clean energy policies in Pennsylvania that will reduce global warming, create quality jobs, and ensure environmental justice. Currently he focuses on the reduction of methane emissions from oil and gas production activities, and the design of utility programs that incentivize energy efficiency and protect consumers. Prior to joining NRDC, Szybist served as a staff attorney for Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future, where he focused on Marcellus Shale gas drilling litigation and policy. He has also worked as a consumer bankruptcy attorney and a technical writer. Szybist holds a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature from Princeton University and a law degree from the Temple University Beasley School of Law. He is based in NRDC’s Washington, D.C., office.