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Center for Environmental Policy


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The Center for Environmental Policy aims to improve the nation's ability to address environmental challenges through effective governance.

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Partnership on Technology Innovation and the Environment


This summer the Center will host an Expert Workshop, as part of a larger effort to scale up water technologies. Read more »

Director's Message

Daniel Fiorino

The range of issues associated with environmental protection will pose formidable challenges in the years to come. Air quality, water security, chemical use and disposal, biotechnology, energy consumption, losses in habitat and bio-diversity, energy security, and climate change are only some of the many issues American society will confront.

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CEP In the Media

Dan Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, was quoted in a front-page story from the Washington Post and appeared on AFP-TV on June 2 to discuss the EPA's proposal to cut carbon dioxide emissions 30% by 2030.

Dan Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, told Examiner that President Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the EPA illustrates the president’s drive “to take serious action on climate change.”

Dan Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, is quoted in the Richmond Times article, "Rep. Morgan Griffith says EPA job growth outstips that of U.S. government."



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Featured Faculty

Robert Durant, a faculty associate of the Center, has written extensively on environmental policy, including Environmental Governance Reconsidered: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities; and The Greening of the U.S. Military: Environmental Policy, National Security, and Organizational Change.

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