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EPA Names NRDC Alum Glenn Paulson as Science Advisor
NRDC: ‘Paulson will bring to EPA a lifelong commitment to the integrity of science’

WASHINGTON (April 24, 2012) – Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson today named Glenn Paulson as the agency’s science advisor. Paulson was the Natural Resources Defense Council’s first director of the scientific support program.

Following is a statement from Frances Beinecke, president of NRDC:

“Glenn Paulson will bring to EPA a lifelong commitment to the integrity of science when it comes to making the best decisions to protect our air, water, lands, wildlife and our health. His dedication and collegiality will serve him and the country well.”

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