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Brad Heavner

Brad Heavner is Senior Policy Advisor for Environment America and State Director of Environment Maryland. Brad was the state director of Maryland PIRG, the former home of Environment Maryland, from 2003-2006. From 1996-2003, he conducted and directed research at the Frontier Group, the think tank of the national network of state PIRGs. He developed specialties in growth management, energy policy, and campaign finance reform while at the Frontier Group. Prior to his work with the PIRGs, Brad was a broadcast journalist. He holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, where he studied Chinese and physics.


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