John Rumpler

photo of John Rumpler“If you insist that everyone agree with you on everything, you will never make change on
anything. Organize people around one thing at a time.”


John Rumpler is the Senior Director of the Clean Water for America Campaign, as well as a senior attorney for Environment America, a network of environmental groups throughout the United States. He began his career in advocacy and legal work for social change over 35 years ago at Tufts University. Since then, he has testified before Congress and authored articles and reports about water contamination from lead pipes, the environmental effects of fracking, and pollution from commercial factory farms, among others. His primary goal is to ensure clean air and water for all Americans.