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Clean Air Task Force
Executive Director


Armond Cohen is co-founder and Executive Director of the Clean Air Task Force, which he has led since its formation in 1996. In addition to leading CATF, Armond is directly involved in CATF research and thought leadership on the need for a broad range low carbon technology options, as well as CATF's research and advocacy on advanced nuclear energy. Prior to his work with CATF, Armond founded and led the Conservation Law Foundation's Energy Project starting in 1983, focussing on energy efficiency, utility resource planning, and electric industry structure. Armond has published numerous articles on climate, energy systems, and air pollution; he speaks and testifies frequently on these topics. He is Chair of the Electric Power Research Institute's Advisory Council, a founding board member of the Center for Sustainable Shale Development, and co-chair of the Nuclear Innovation Alliance. Armond is an honors graduate of Brown University and Harvard Law School.