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Incorporating Sustainability in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Meeting 1: Incorporating Sustainability in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
The Capitol Room
400 New Jersey Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20001
December 14-15, 2010

Final Agenda [PDF, 25KB]
 


Tuesday, December 14, 2010
Open Session

10:30 am  Charge from Sponsor
                   Paul Anastas, Assistant Administrator, US Environmental Protection Agency

11:15 am  Brief History of USEPA and Sustainability
                   Terry Davies, Resources for the Future
                   John Dernbach, Widener University Law School

12:15 pm  Lunch

1:15 pm    Basic Principles and Decision Criteria for Incorporating Sustainability in USEPA Programs
                   Charles Powers, Vanderbilt University

2:00 pm    Open Mic Session: Brief Comments from Interested Public Groups

2:30 pm    Break

2:45 pm    State Perspective on Sustainability: How would States Use the Sustainability Framework?
                   Ellen Gilinsky, Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
                   Justin Johnson, Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation
                   Leslie Carothers, Environmental Law Institute (Moderator)


3:30 pm    Open Mic Session: Brief Comments from Interested Public Groups

4:15 pm    Industry Panel Perspective on Sustainability
                   Ann Klee, General Electric Company
                   Linda Fisher, DuPont
                   Neil Hawkins, The Dow Chemical Company (Moderator)

5:00 pm    End open session


Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Open Session

9:30 am    Specific EPA Sustainability Activities Part I
                   Ira Leighton, USEPA (Region I)
                   Jim Jones, USEPA (Green Products and P2-Sustainability)
                   John Frece, USEPA (Sustainable Communities)

10:45 am  Break

11:00 am  Perspectives on Advancing Sustainability from the USEPA Science Advisory Board
                   Deborah Swackhamer, University of Minnesota

11:30 am  Risk Activities in EPA – Brief Chronology
                   E. Donald Elliott, Yale Law School

12:30 pm  Lunch

1:30 pm    Specific EPA Sustainability Activities Part II
                   Mathy Stanislaus, USEPA (Vision 2020 Managing Materials not Waste
                   Randy Hill, USEPA (Office of Wastewater Management)
                   Alan Hecht, USEPA (Sustainability Research and Metrics)

2:30 pm    End open session

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