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Jared Snyder

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Jared Snyder is Deputy Commissioner for Air Resources, Climate Change & Energy at the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation.  In that capacity, he oversees New York’s development and implementation of clean air programs and programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, including the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, and he represents the Department in statewide energy planning efforts.  He is the Chair of the Ozone Transport Commission and has served as Co-chair of the International Carbon Action Partnership.  Prior to joining DEC in 2007, he handled air and climate litigation in the New York Attorney General’s office, and he worked for the U.S. Department of Justice, handling environmental enforcement matters from 1990-95.  Mr. Snyder has a B.A. in economics from Cornell University and a J.D. from Harvard Law School.