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Six Steps Closer to a Sustainable World

2014 January 21

A blog post by Dr. Alan Hecht, Director for Sustainable Development for EPA’s Office of Research and Development, was recently featured by the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation. A portion and a link are reposted below. (Please note: reposting here does not imply endorsement of the Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation.) 


By Dr. Alan D. Hecht

“Addressing the problems of the 21st century will require a combination of strategies, including creative use of existing environmental policies and regulations, innovative application of science and technology, and collaboration among stakeholders.”

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About the Author: Dr. Alan Hecht is Director for Sustainable Development, Office of Research and Development at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency(EPA). Views expressed in this blog post are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the EPA.

Editor's Note: The opinions expressed here are those of the author. They do not reflect EPA policy, endorsement, or action.

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  1. Bouchakour permalink
    January 21, 2014

    Hi everyone,
    Completely agree with Dr. Alan Hecht saw his interest:
    * The perfect mastery of all aspects of the problem and the ability to be able to adjust in time.
    * The chance to assign several specialists in different areas the opportunity to contribute to the solution.
    * The reduction of unemployment through the recruitment of scientific framed in a project to find a solution to a problem.

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