Oakland Office

Ingrid Brostrom, Senior Attorney
Avani Mody, Communications Coordinator
Brent Newell, Legal Director
Sofia Parino, Senior Attorney
Madeline Stano, Staff Attorney 
Fred Tse, Accountant

Delano Office

Gustavo Aguirre, Director of Organizing
Caroline Farrell, Executive Director
Juan Flores,  Community Organizer
Valerie Gorospe, Community Organizer 
Lupe Martinez, Assistant Director
Bianca Quintero, Community Organizer
Bates, Human Resources Specialist


Brent Newell
Legal Director

bnewell bio 2014

Brent works with CRPE's dynamic and viagra buy online talented team of attorneys while collaborating with our community organizers to deliver CRPE's unique style of environmental justice advocacy where we are on tap and not on top. Brent has 15 years of environmental justice litigation and policy experience on air quality, climate change, factory farm, and civil rights issues and has served as CRPE's legal director since 2008.

Brent started accumulating this experience as a CRPE legal intern while in law school. During that summer in 1998, he helped CRPE embark on a multi-year campaign to regulate factory farm dairies. After graduation, Brent joined CRPE as an Equal Justice Fellow in our Delano office and implemented a project to help rural communities protect themselves from unregulated factory farm air pollution. By the end of 2003, Brent had founded the San Joaquin Valley Air Quality Project – which led to him earning the Breathe California Clean Air Award for Leadership in 2008 - and led a coalition of buy chinese herbal viagra help allies that ended California's agricultural exemption for air pollution regulations.

Brent's Clean Air Act experience includes a series of cases over ten years in which he forced California to lifestyle best buy for viagra adopt regulations to reduce volatile organic compound emissions from pesticide use and held factory dairy farms accountable for Clean Air Act violations. More recently, Brent has focused on CRPE's climate justice work and leads CRPE's effort to ensure the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency protects environmental justice communities by enforcing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, which prohibits racial discrimination by recipients of federal funding.

A lifelong Californian, Brent graduated from Cardinal Newman High School in Santa Rosa, earned a degree in economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz in 1992, and got his J.D. at the deltasone without prescription University of Oregon School of Law. Brent lives in Sonoma County where he grew up.

Brent is a member of the California Bar.

Contact Information
Phone: 415-346-4179 ext. 304
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Twitter: @brentjnewell

Photo by Ed Ritger