Matt Rota

Matt Rota

Senior Policy Director

Matt is the Senior Policy Director for Healthy Gulf. Matt oversees Science and Policy initiatives for Healthy Gulf. He and his team for science-based policies and enforcement that protect Gulf communities. During his tenure at Healthy Gulf he has advocated for healthy waters throughout the Gulf of Mexico Region and the Mississippi River. Matt has given numerous presentations on water pollution issues including the Gulf Dead Zone, wetland protection, sewage pollution, and the BP Oil Drilling Disaster, at professional and technical conferences throughout the country. He earned his B.S. in Ecology, Evolutionary, and Organismal Biology from Tulane University and his Masters of Earth and Environmental Resources Management from the University of South Carolina.

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