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Noah Garrison

Noah Garrison Staff Attorney, Water Program

Press Contact:
Jackie Wei
(310) 434-2300

Areas of Focus

Stormwater/urban runoff, Clean Water Act permitting, green infrastructure/low impact development, water supply and energy, rainwater capture, climate change, groundwater management, dams, stormwater capture.


Noah Garrison is an attorney* with the national Water Program at NRDC and is a member of the program’s Clean Water Solutions and Water for Wildlife teams. Noah joined NRDC in 2007, and his areas of emphasis include legal, policy, and technical issues related to urban runoff and storm water; green infrastructure and Low Impact Development (LID) implementation and their relationship to water supply, energy use, and climate change; enforcement of the Clean Water Act and California Porter-Cologne Act; groundwater supply and management; and impacts of dams and other flow diversion projects on river systems. Noah is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, with a specialization in Public Interest Law and Policy. Noah also holds a M.S. in Geological Sciences from the University of California at Santa Barbara, where he served as a Lecturer in 2004.

*Admitted in California

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