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Randolph College Presents Lisa Heinzerling

Year-long emphasis on sustainability continues with lecture by prominent EPA administrator

3/10/2010 4:15:16 PM


Lisa Heinzerling

LYNCHBURG –Randolph College will continue its year-long emphasis on sustainable living with a free lecture by Lisa Heinzerling March 26. Heinzerling is the associate administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Policy, Economics, and Innovation.

The lecture, which is open to the public, is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in Wimberly Recital Hall, located in Presser Hall off Rivermont Avenue.

Heinzerling was a member of the Presidential Transition Team for the EPA, and has served as Senior Climate Policy Counsel since January 21, 2009. She has also served as a law professor at Georgetown since 1993 and has been a visiting professor at the Harvard and Yale law schools.

She has been published in, among other places, the Yale Law Journal , Harvard Law Review , University of Chicago Law Review , and Georgetown Law Journal . She and Frank Ackerman coauthored the book, Priceless: On Knowing the Price of Everything and the Value of Nothing . She was also the lead author of the winning briefs for petitioners in Massachusetts v. EPA, in which the Supreme Court held that the Clean Air Act gives EPA the authority to regulate greenhouse gases.

For more information, call (434) 947-8142.

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CONTACT: Brenda Edson, Director of College Relations