Title

Considering New Directions for U.S. Chemicals Policy

Document Type

Video File

Publication Date

4-14-2009

Abstract

Clark presented "Considering New Directions for U.S. Chemicals Policy," a free, public lecture by Professor Kenneth Geiser, on Tuesday, April 14, 2009. This lecture was offered as part of the Albert, Norma and Howard '77 Geller Endowed Lecture Series. It was co-sponsored by The George Perkins Marsh Institute and the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise.

Geiser, a recognized expert on environmental and occupational health policy, is professor of work environment and director of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. He is one of the authors of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act and served as director of the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Institute from its founding in 1990 to 2003. He is the author of "Materials Matter: Towards a Sustainable Materials Policy" (MIT Press 2001). Geiser has served on various advisory committees for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the United Nations Environment Program.

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