The EPA @ 40: Protecting the Environment and Our Communities

December 3, 2010
Ames Courtroom :: Harvard Law School

   A conference at Harvard University in honor of the 40th anniversary of the EPA
sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Harvard Law
School, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the Harvard School of Public Health.

 Keynote Addresss
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation  

 Panel I: A Legacy of Environmental Protection
Lead Panelist: William D. Ruckelshaus, Madrona Group; Founding EPA Administrator
Moderator: Henry Lee, Harvard Kennedy School
Panelists: Robert Sussman, Senior Policy Counsel to Adminstrator Jackson;
Joel Schwartz
, Harvard School Public Health;
Mary Nichols, Chairman, California Air Resources Board, Former California Secretary for Resources, Former EPA Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation;
C. Boyden Gray, Boyden Gray & Associates, Former U.S. Ambassador to the European Union, Former Counsel to George H.W. Bush

Panel II: Global Problems, Local Solutions
Lead Panelist: Nancy Sutley, Chair, White House Council on Environmental Quality
Moderator: Jody Freeman, Harvard Law School
Panelists: Jay Williams, Mayor, Youngstown, Ohio;
Michelle DePass
, EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of International and Tribal Affairs;
Mary A. Gade, Gade Group, Former EPA Regional Administrator;
Ron Sims, Deputy Secretary, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Panel III: From Science to Policy
Lead Panelist: Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School
Moderator: William Clark, Harvard Kennedy School
Panelists: Paul Anastas, EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development
James K. Hammitt
, Harvard School Public Health;
Deborah L. Swackhamer, University of Minnesota; Chair of the EPA Science Advisory Board 

Panel IV: Confronting Climate
Lead Panelist
: Bob Perciasepe, EPA Deputy Administrator
: Daniel P. Schrag, Harvard University
Lisa Heinzerling, EPA Associate Administrator, Office of Policy;
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council
Jody Freeman
, Harvard Law School

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Center for the Environment

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Phone: (617) 495-0368

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