Friday, May 29, 2009
President Obama Nominates Paul Anastas For EPA ORD
Paul Anastas, right, nominee for Assistant Administrator of the Office of Research and Development, is recognized nationally and internationally for his contributions to science and the environment – and has been called the "Father of Green Chemistry." He is the Director of the Yale Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, and has served previously as Assistant Director for Environment in the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President and Chief of the Industrial Chemistry Branch in EPA's Office of Prevention, Pesticides and Toxic Substances. Throughout his career, Paul has published numerous scholarly articles and authored and edited ten books on the subject of science for environmental protection.