Event Title

Strategies for Environmental Protection: Governmental, Legal and Private

Event Type

Talk

Location

University Hall 1000

Start Date

1-11-2006 1:00 PM

End Date

1-11-2006 2:50 PM

Description

This panel looked at strategies to protect the environment from three different perspectives: those of private citizens, public interest groups, and government.


Peter Greenwald is senior policy advisor for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air pollution control agency for Orange County and urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Greenwald has more than 20 years experience in air quality law and policy and is involved in improving air quality for the Los Angeles Basin.

Duncan McFetridge is president and founder of Save Our Forests and Ranchlands. SOFAR is committed to defending the San Diego backcountry against urban sprawl and working toward the adoption and implementation of a plan to preserve rural resources.

Jonathan Parfrey is executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Los Angeles. PSR-LA brings together health professionals and the diverse communities of Southern California to reduce threats to public health related to war, environmental toxins, and gun violence.

Joel Reynolds joined the National Resources Defense Council’s Los Angeles office as a senior attorney in 1990. He is director of the Marine Mammal Protection and Southern California Ecosystem projects and co-director of NRDC’s Urban Program. NRDC uses law, science and the support of 1.2 million members to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to insure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.

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Strategies for Environmental Protection: Governmental, Legal and Private

University Hall 1000

This panel looked at strategies to protect the environment from three different perspectives: those of private citizens, public interest groups, and government.


Peter Greenwald is senior policy advisor for the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the air pollution control agency for Orange County and urban portions of Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. Greenwald has more than 20 years experience in air quality law and policy and is involved in improving air quality for the Los Angeles Basin.

Duncan McFetridge is president and founder of Save Our Forests and Ranchlands. SOFAR is committed to defending the San Diego backcountry against urban sprawl and working toward the adoption and implementation of a plan to preserve rural resources.

Jonathan Parfrey is executive director of Physicians for Social Responsibility in Los Angeles. PSR-LA brings together health professionals and the diverse communities of Southern California to reduce threats to public health related to war, environmental toxins, and gun violence.

Joel Reynolds joined the National Resources Defense Council’s Los Angeles office as a senior attorney in 1990. He is director of the Marine Mammal Protection and Southern California Ecosystem projects and co-director of NRDC’s Urban Program. NRDC uses law, science and the support of 1.2 million members to protect the planet’s wildlife and wild places and to insure a safe and healthy environment for all living things.