Olivia Wein, Attorney (Washington D.C. Office)

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Olivia B. Wein has been a staff attorney in the Washington office of the National Consumer Law Center since December 1999. Olivia represents the interests of low-income clients at the federal and state level on energy and utility issues. She regularly submits testimony to Congress on the importance of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), as well as comments to various federal agencies and state public utility commissions on behalf of low-income consumers. Olivia is on the board of the National Low-Income Energy Consortium, and co-chairs the LIHEAP Coalition, which is comprised of a broad array of national, regional and local groups and organizations. She was a member of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council’s Small Systems Affordability Work Group and serves on the steering committee for the Campaign for Safe and Affordable Drinking Water. Olivia co-edits NCLC’s quarterly Energy & Utility Update newsletter as well as co-authors NCLC’s Access to Utility Service (4th edition) and is a contributing author to several other NCLC publications including Unfair and Deceptive Acts and Practices and Guide to The Rights of Utility Consumers.