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DIANE REGAS – Recent Environmental Victories: Elements of Success and Challenges
November 2, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm PDT
SPEAKER: Diane Regas Executive Director Environmental Defense Fund DATE: Wednesday, November 2, 2016 TIME: 4:00 P.M. PLACE: 126 Barrows Hall TITLE: Recent Environmental Victories: Elements of Success and Challenges ABSTRACT: Working in the environmental field for several decades, at EDF and the EPA, has allowed Diane Regas to be part of several big wins and big challenges. In her colloquium, she’d like to share a few of the elements of success to reach long-term solutions that benefit people and the planet in three contexts: fisheries management, reducing methane emissions, and passing the Lautenberg Act (TSCA). BIOGRAPHY: As the Executive Director of the Environmental Defense Fund and a lifelong environmental advocate, Diane develops the organization’s strategy and designs solutions that let nature and people prosper. Diane expanded the scope and ambition of EDF’s strategic plan, and Diane’s expertise and leadership is guided by a strong commitment to scientifically and economically smart solutions that earn the support of people across the political spectrum. Together with EDF President Fred Krupp, Diane guides the organization towards getting results that reward those who innovate in favor of a clean and healthy environment.