Peterson is Chief Operating Officer at Peterson Economics, a real estate economics consulting firm that performs economic feasibility studies primarily for the resort industry. Her work involves conducting interviews with real estate brokers and other market experts and writing reports. Previously, she was Assistant Regional Counsel with the United States Environmental Protection Agency in the Office of Regional Counsel, where she focused on the Clean Water Act and the Safe Drinking Water Act and advised the engineers, geologists, and biologists who work for EPA regarding enforcement and permitting matters, particularly at mines in Arizona and Nevada.
…The opportunity to work at NRDC was fantastic. It opened my eyes to a whole network of organizations and individuals working to reduce nuclear arms and make nuclear power safer. The experience sparked my interest in energy (as well as broader environmental) law….