Virtual Guest Speakers

January 31:

Alternative Strategies for Addressing Mercury Pollution (an ELI Associates Seminar)
Participants: Felice Stadler, John Paul, Lee Zeugin, and Jay Vandeven

Virtual Lectures, Agenda and Supporting Documents
Environmental Law Institute Web Page re: Lecture
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Discussion List   (Felice Stadler, John Paul, Lee Zeugin, and Jay Vandeven will join the discussion list from January 31-February 4).

Short Biographies of the Speakers

Felice Stadler:  Felice Stadler is the national policy coordinator for National Wildlife Federation's Clean the Rain Campaign. Before coming to NWF, Felice spent three and a half years as policy diretor for Clean Air Network. She has been working on air toxics and other clean air issues for eight years. Before joining the Network in January 1997, she managed the Kansas small business technical assistance program, helping businesses comply with the Clean Air Act. Prior to that, she worked on a number of air quality issues in Missoula, Montana and served as chair and member of the Citizen Air Quality Advisory Board for three years. Currently, she's a member of the Washington, DC, Council of Government's Air Quality Public Advisory Committee and a board member of the Mercury Policy Project; and sits on the Sierra Club's national air committee and the Administrative Committee for the Working Group on Community Right to Know. As a board member of the Mercury Policy Project, Felice has been building a broad-based grassroots coalition calling for national strategies to curb mercury pollution. Felice holds a Master of Science in Environmental Studies from the University of Montana, and a Bachelor of Arts from the New School for Social Research in New York.

John Paul:  John A. Paul is the supervisor of the Regional Air Pollution Control Agency (RAPCA) of Dayton, Ohio.  RAPCA is a local air pollution agency, serving the Ohio counties of Clark, Darke, Greene, Preble, Miami, and Montgomery.  RAPCA is responsible for permit reviews, inspections, enforcement, air quality monitoring, and various other duties.  Mr. Paul has worked for the agency since 1973 and has served as its director since 1985.

Mr. Paul is active in air pollution control issues in the State of Ohio and nationwide.  He serves as Vice-president of ALAPCO, co-chair of STAPPA/ALAPCO’s  New Source Review Committee, co-chair of the STAPPA/ALAPCO energy committee (STAPPA and ALAPCO are the two national associations of air quality officials in 54 states and territories and more than 165 major metropolitan areas across the country), and the legislative liaison of the Ohio Local Air Pollution Control Officers Association.  He also serves on several USEPA national committees including the Clean Air Act Advisory Committee and recently co-chaired the CAAAC working group on the utility MACT.

Lee Zeugin:  Lee Zeugin is a partner with the law firm of Hunton and Williams and works in their Washington, D.C. office, where his practice focuses on environmental and administrative law, with emphasis on the Clean Air Act, RCRA, CERCLA, EPCRA and the Atomic Energy Act.  Mr. Zeugin received his J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School in 1979, after receiving an B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kansas in 1974.

Jay Vendeven:  James A. Vandeven is a principal with ENVIRON, an environmental consulting company.  He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Environmental Engineering from Clemson University.  He has 16 years of experience in the assessment and remediation of soil and ground water contamination, contaminant fate and transport, environmental cost allocation, and environmental insurance claims.

Virtual Lectures
Delivered at ELI Associates Seminar on January 7, 2005
These lectures are recorded in RealAudio format.  To download the free RealAudio Player, click here.

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