Rachel Louray Casteel
Namati/CEEJH Environmental Justice and Health Fellow
Rachel Casteel is the CEEJH-Namati fellow for 2021-2022. She is a 2019 graduate from Thiel College with a BS in Environmental Science and minors in Food and Agricultural Biology, and Wildlife Biology. She interned with the Greenville Area Economic Development Corporation, where alongside the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, she worked on brownfield remediation and land use issues affecting differentially exposed populations. She is an experienced organizer, and built grassroots campaigns around climate justice and social justice issues. Prior to CEEJH, she worked as an Environmental Health Specialist at the Allegheny County Health Department.