Navigation Links
'Father of green chemistry' Paul Anastas to head EPA research
Date:5/27/2009

New Haven, Conn. President Obama has nominated Paul Anastas, Yale's Teresa and H. John Heinz III Professor in the Practice of Chemistry for the Environment, to lead the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA's) Office of Research and Development.

Anastas is currently director of the Center for Green Chemistry & Green Engineering at Yale, where he holds joint appointments in chemistry, chemical engineering and the School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. His research focuses on the design of safer chemicals and chemical processes to replace the use of hazardous substances.

"I am tremendously honored to be considered for this important position," Anastas said. "Strong science is at the heart of EPA's mission, and it is my highest priority."

Anastas previously served as chief of the Industrial Chemistry Branch and director of the U.S. Green Chemistry Program at the EPA, where he coined the term "green chemistry" in 1991. From 1999 to 2004 he served in the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, most recently as assistant director for the environment. He then served as director of the Green Chemistry Institute, headquartered at the American Chemical Society in Washington, D.C. While there, he established 24 green chemistry chapters in countries around the world. He joined Yale in January 2007.

"Paul is the right person at the right time for this critical position," said James Gustave Speth, dean of Yale's School of Forestry & Environmental Studies. "We need a return to science-based environmental regulation, and Paul is the person to help lead that effort."

Anastas earned his B.S. from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and his M.A. and Ph.D. in chemistry from Brandeis University. He has written widely about science and sustainability, including his seminal work with co-author John Warner, "Green Chemistry: Theory and Practice," which outlines the 12 principles of green chemistry and engine
'/>"/>

Contact: Suzanne Taylor Muzzin
suzanne.taylormuzzin@yale.edu
203-432-8555
Yale University
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Genes from the father facilitate the formation of new species
2. Like father, like son: Attractiveness is hereditary
3. Male bird at Smithsonians National Zoo has special reason to celebrate Fathers Day
4. The dark chocolate version of Father Christmas is most filling
5. Boy or girl? Its in the fathers genes
6. Developer of advanced computing memory, father of biochemical engineering, and innovative engineering educators win highest engineering honors of 2009
7. Green tea boosts production of detox enzymes, rendering cancerous chemicals harmless
8. New study shows greenback cutthroat trout involved in recovery effort misidentified
9. American Chemical Society calls green chemistry bill a smart step
10. Salmon garnish points the way to green electronics
11. Using green chemistry to deliver cutting-edge drugs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
'Father of green chemistry' Paul Anastas to head EPA research
(Date:12/10/2014)...     Jifflenow ...   Jifflenow, a leading provider ... business-to-business (B2B) events, today announced a partnership with ... communication (NFC), Bluetooth low energy (BLE), and cloud-based ... Jifflenow will integrate its meeting scheduling ...
(Date:12/3/2014)... Dec. 2, 2014   Marvin Test Solutions ... test solutions for military, aerospace, and manufacturing organizations, ... its successful TS-900 PXI semiconductor test platform ... of high-end systems to customers at a fraction ... to traditional ATE. "Our semiconductor ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. , Nov. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... for higher driver efficiency are piloting the North American ... the number of accidents growing, gesture recognition systems that ... will make a mark in the industry. ... of the Automotive Gesture Recognition Market in ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Jifflenow And ITN International Bring Cutting-Edge Badge Scanning Technology To B2B Events 2Jifflenow And ITN International Bring Cutting-Edge Badge Scanning Technology To B2B Events 3Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 2Marvin Test Solutions Brings New Capabilities to PXI-Based Semiconductor Test with TS-960 3Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 2Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 3Gesture Recognition Intensifies with the Rise of In-car Smartphone Integration, Says Frost & Sullivan 4
... International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO) is pleased ... international postdoctoral fellowships for 2013 following a rigorous selection ... applications were received in this round from applicants originating ... given to young scientists within 3 years of the ...
... detailed study, Tecnalia has calculated the carbon footprint of the ... the field work right up to the end of the ... piece of information that allows one to know the quantity ... enabled the Grupo Faustino to be the first winery to ...
... CA----Ever find yourself racking your brain on a Monday morning ... you do find those keys, you can thank the hippocampus, ... different environments-such as that room where your keys were hiding ... Salk Institute for Biological Studies have helped explain how the ...
Cached Biology News:The 2013 HFSP postdoctoral fellowship awards 2Tecnalia has calculated the carbon footprint of some wines 2The neuroscience of finding your lost keys 2The neuroscience of finding your lost keys 3
(Date:12/22/2014)... , Dec. 22, 2014  ( www.competitivehealth.com ) ... an online medical bill review and advocacy service, has ... the FREE WellCard Savings discount health services marketplace. ... that was more than they expected to pay. As ... health care costs, WellCard Savings is pleased to offer ...
(Date:12/22/2014)... Fertility Associates of Memphis has announced a new ... network of more than 20 contributing fertility practices ... access to a national pool of frozen donor ... of Memphis is the only fertility clinic in the ... Dr. William Kutteh , director of Fertility Associates of ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy (BioPlus), one of the nation’s ... Pharm.D. to the newly created position of Vice President ... Dr. Maroulis will continue to manage the entire specialty ... pharmacies as the company expands. Dr. Maroulis has been ... has served in many different capacities in the pharmacy, ...
(Date:12/19/2014)... , Dec. 19, 2014 Bina Technologies, Inc. ... announced today that they have been acquired by Roche ... is a privately held company that provides a big ... generation sequencing (NGS) data for the academic and translational ... Sequencing Unit, and will continue to focus on development ...
Breaking Biology Technology:WellCard Savings Announces CoPatient Medical Bill Review Service for Members 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 2Fertility Associates of Memphis Announces Partnership with Donor Egg Bank USA 3BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy Promotes Dr. Nick Maroulis to Vice President of Specialty Pharmacy Services 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 2Bina Technologies is acquired by Roche. 3
... ,, The first precast gels for automated sequencing ... Jensen Harry Osterman Mark,Vanek ,LI-COR Biotechnology Division ... precast,gels for automated DNA sequencing and genetic analysis. Stratagenes ... provided polymerized and are,ready to load in less than ...
... Gold cells reduce the time and effort needed for,transformationswithout ... Amy Duncan Bruce,Jerpseth Alan Greener ,Stratagene , ... , strain* in an easy-to-use, single-reaction format that,yield ... transformants/g of,supercoiled DNA or the competent efficiency of ...
... pathways , , Li Xu Tim ... Enhancer elements are the convergent points for many ... assessment of the in,vivo activation of these pathways, ... signal transduction pathway cis-reporting systems. Each of the ...
Cached Biology Technology:CastAway Precast Gels for Rapid Automated DNA Sequence Analysis 2CastAway Precast Gels for Rapid Automated DNA Sequence Analysis 3CastAway Precast Gels for Rapid Automated DNA Sequence Analysis 4CastAway Precast Gels for Rapid Automated DNA Sequence Analysis 5XL10-Gold Cells Supplied in New Single-Reaction Format 2XL10-Gold Cells Supplied in New Single-Reaction Format 3XL10-Gold Cells Supplied in New Single-Reaction Format 4Signal Transduction Reporting Systems Using Cis-Acting Enhancer,Elements 2Signal Transduction Reporting Systems Using Cis-Acting Enhancer,Elements 3Signal Transduction Reporting Systems Using Cis-Acting Enhancer,Elements 4
...
... gun system, 220-240 V, is used for ... This handheld device employs an adjustable helium ... biomaterial-coated gold microcarriers from the inner wall ... target cells. This system has a 2 ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a full length recombinant YARS. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = YARS...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant NR4A2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = NR4A2...
Biology Products: