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John Childe has been practicing law for 38 years, and in private practice specializing in public interest environmental law for the past 30 years. Before this, he was with DER, (now DEP) working as counsel for the State Bureau of Parks and Forestry.

John’s private practice has been split between Pennsylvania and Florida, where he has been working on Everglades related issues for more than 20 years. In Pennsylvania, he has worked with many different groups and individuals. Among other things, John has conducted litigation with coal companies that resulted in the restoration of Babbs Creek, a major tributary of Pine Creek.
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