Kate Sinding is a senior attorney and deputy director of NRDC’s New York program. She specializes in New York urban and regional issues, including a variety of energy, land use and solid waste matters. In recent years, she has particularly worked to address the threats of expanded gas development using fracking in New York and communities nationwide. Prior to joining NRDC in November 2006, Kate was a partner in the specialty environmental law firm of Sive, Paget & Riesel, P.C. Kate is a member of the boards of the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance and the New York Product Stewardship Council. She has taught Environmental Law at Columbia University and Fordham University Schools of Law.