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Launch of a National Research Council Report: Sustainability and the U.S. EPA

Aug 31 2011 Event | Comments Off on Launch of a National Research Council Report: Sustainability and the U.S. EPA

Science and Technology for Sustainability Program

Special Event

Launch of a National Research Council Report

Sustainability and the U.S. EPA

Thursday, September 15, 2011
2:30 – 4:00pm
Marian Koshland Science Museum
Corner of 6th and E Street NW Washington DC
Metro: Judiciary Square (Red Line) or Gallery Place-Chinatown
(Yellow/Green Line)

A new report from the National Research Council (NRC) presents a framework for incorporating sustainability into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s principles and decision making. The framework, which was requested by EPA, is intended to help the agency better assess the social, environmental, and economic impacts of various options as it makes decisions. A public seminar is being held to discuss the findings and reconunendations of the report.

 

Program

Remarks

Marina Moses, Director, Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, National Research Council

Bernard D. Goldstein, University of Pittsburgh, Chair, Committee on Incorporating Sustainability in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Q&A Session

Light refreshments will be provided before remarks

Please register by Wednesday, September 14th at 5:00 pm at http://www8.nationalacademies.org/EventRegistration/public/Register.aspx?event=27863141 or call 202-334-2489.

For more information on the STS Program, please visit our website at www.nas.edu/sustainability.