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Martha E. Rudolph

Martha Rudolph, Director of Environmental Programs


Martha E. Rudolph serves as the director of Environmental Programs for the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment, providing oversight to the Air Pollution Control, Hazardous Materials and Waste Management, Water Quality Control and Environmental Health and Sustainability divisions.


Ms. Rudolph is a 1980 graduate of the Georgetown University Law Center, and she received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1977.


An environmental attorney with more than 29 years of experience, Rudolph was an attorney for 14 years in the Colorado Attorney General's Office, where she represented the Air Pollution Control Division, the Hazardous Waste Commission and the Water Quality Control Commission. She negotiated and helped draft several state environmental laws, including the Colorado Air Pollution Prevention and Control Act and the Colorado Environmental Self-Audit Law. She also served as a member of the Colorado Water Quality Control Commission for more than six years. She has been in private practice in Denver, and was an assistant general counsel for Kinder Morgan Inc., a natural gas and energy transportation company.