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Nicholas Churchill Yost, American Lawyer. Bar: California 1964, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1972, District of Columbia 1978. Recipient National Environmental Quality award Natural Resources Council American, 1996.

Background

Yost, Nicholas Churchill was born on August 15, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Charles Woodruff and Irena Ravitch (Oldakowska) Yost.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Public & International Affairs, Princeton University, 1960. Bachelor of Laws, University California, Berkeley, 1963.

Career

Worked at Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal (San Francisco, California) specializing in Environmental, Natural Resources, Litigation. Admitted to the bar, 1964, California. 1972, United States. Supreme Court.

1979, District of Columbia. Author: "The Governance of Environmental Affairs - Toward Consensus," Aspen Institute, 1982. "The Environmental Impact Statement Process," Bureau of National Affairs, Corporate Practice Series, 1996.

"Administrative Implementation of and Judicial Review Under the National Environmental Policy Act," in Novick, ed. Author: "Law of Environmental Protection, "ELI Clark-Boardman, 1987. NEPA Deskbook, Environmental Law Institute, 1995.

Deputy Attorney General, Administrative Law Section, California Department of Justice, 1965-1969. Counsel, California State Environmental Quality Study Council, 1969-1971. Deputy Attorney General in Charge, Environmental Unit, California Department of Justice, 1971-1977.

General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality, Executive Office of the President, 1977-1981. United States. Co-Chairman, United States.-United States.S.R. Environmental Law and Administration Project, 1977-1981. Director, President's Task Force on Global Resources and Environment, 1980.

Visiting Scholar, Environmental Law Institute, 1981-1982. Senior Attorney, Center for Law in the Public Interest, 1982-1985. Private Practice, Washington, D.C., 1985-1994.

Member: National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, 1991-1994. United States. Delegation to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (The "Earth Summit"), 1992. California EPA Blue Ribbon Commission on a Unified Environmental Statute, 1994—.

Who's Who in America. Who's Who in American Law. Recipient, Natural Resources Council of America, National Environmental Quality Award, 1996.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar (Co-Chairman, Section on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources, 1984-1986, 1988-1989). State Bar of California (Chairman, Committee on the Environment, 1975-1976). American Bar Association (Member, 1984-1991, Chairman, 1989-1991, Standing Committee on Environmental Law).

Environmental Law Institute (Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1992). Military: Captain, Artillery, United States. Army, 1963-1965.

Membership

Member: National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists, 1991-1994. United States. Delegation to the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (The "Earth Summit"), 1992. California EPA Blue Ribbon Commission on a Unified Environmental Statute, 1994—.

Who's Who in America. Who's Who in American Law. Recipient, Natural Resources Council of America, National Environmental Quality Award, 1996.

Member: The District of Columbia Bar (Co-Chairman, Section on Environment, Energy and Natural Resources, 1984-1986, 1988-1989). State Bar of California (Chairman, Committee on the Environment, 1975-1976). American Bar Association (Member, 1984-1991, Chairman, 1989-1991, Standing Committee on Environmental Law).

Environmental Law Institute (Member, Board of Directors, 1986-1992). Military: Captain, Artillery, United States. Army, 1963-1965.

Connections

Married Sandra Moore Rennie. Children: Robert, Scott, Daniel.