September 2017

In this issue of EM, you will find invited contributions from federal agencies, states, industry and environmental groups, and a member of the environmental science community to answer the question: what are your perspectives and recommendations regarding the most important air- and/or waste management-related priorities for the new U.S. administration.

Inside This Month's Issue


Environmental Priorities for the New Administration
by John Bachmann

A Crisis of Leadership: The Urgent Need to Restore EPA’s Mission and Values
by Tomás Carbonell and Peter Zalzal, Environmental Defense Fund

Proposed EPA Air Priorities
by Keith Baugues, Indiana Department of Environmental Management

Air Regulation Priorities for the Trump Administration
by Howard Feldman, American Petroleum Institute

Delivering America’s Energy Future
by Quinlan Shea, Edison Electric Institute

Evidence-Based Decision-Making and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency: Past, Current, and Future
by Jonathan Samet, The Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California

Also This Month...
EPA Research Highlights: EPA Releases CMAQ 5.2
by Karen Stewart
The new release provides access to state-of-the-art tools for understanding air quality episodes and management.

PM File: Successful Delivery of a First-Time Service
by David Elam
Seven steps to developing or adopting new project services, processes, and procedures.

YP Perspective: Social Media Usage for Environmental Professionals
by Christopher Whitehead
Some quick tips, dos, and don’ts for YPs looking to engage in social media to expand their professional network.


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