Environment Ohio Research and Policy Center Staff

Steve Blackledge
Conservation Program Director

Steve Blackledge directs the conservation program for Environment America, working with the organization's advocates throughout the country to run effective campaigns that protect America's special places. Prior to his current position, he worked on public health issues for U.S. PIRG. Overall, he has worked on public interest issues for more than two decades, has appeared on CSPAN, Fox News and CNN, and has been quoted in The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and numerous other media outlets. He is a 1991 graduate of Wartburg College in Iowa.