Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Mar 11 2021.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 - 2:30pm to 4:00pm
EPA Region IX administers EPA’s programs in Arizona, California, Hawaii, Nevada, the Pacific Islands, and 148 Tribal Nations. In this course, a dozen current and former Region IX managers will explain how EPA’s air pollution, water pollution, drinking water, hazardous waste, climate change, pesticide and toxics programs work. The critical role of science in developing and administering environmental regulations will be underlined, topical case studies of environmental challenges featured, and the environmental justice concerns of underserved communities highlighted. A wrap-up panel of Bay Area non-governmental organizations will explain how you can get involved.
Alexis Strauss Hacker served for 40 years at the US Environmental Protection Agency in various roles, including acting regional administrator, deputy regional administrator,
and water director. She now serves as a governor-appointed member of the San Francisco Bay Regional Water Quality Control Board. Alexis received her B.A. and M.A. from UCLA.
Dan McGovern is a former regional administrator of EPA Region IX. He was the second-ranking attorney in the U.S. State Department, the general counsel of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the general counsel of the California Department of Transportation.
This course will stream LIVE at the scheduled time. Zoom links are found in the "My Schedule" block of your Member Dashboard. YouTube video links of the recorded classes will post weekly on Fridays by noon and remain available to view until Mar. 20.