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Appendix B Information Provided to the Committee SPEAKERS AT COMMITTEE MEETINGS Frederick Allen, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Patrick Atkins, Alcoa, New York, New York John Carberry, DuPont, Wilmington, Delaware Kenneth Friedman, U.S. Department of Energy, Washington, D.C. William Gager, The Remanufacturing Institute, Chantilly, Virginia Chris Hendrickson, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Kathleen Johnson, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, Virginia Gregory Mella, SmithGroup/LEEDTM, Washington, D.C. Drew Meyer, Vulcan Materials, Birmingham, Alabama Yuichi Moriguchi, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Tokyo, Japan Sumiye Okubo, Bureau of Economic Analysis, Washington, D.C. Andrew Opperman, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Trenton, New Jersey Donald Rogich, (consultant), World Resources Institute, Washington, D.C. Matthias Ruth, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland Anton Steurer, Eurostat, Luxembourg Leonard Surges, Noranda, Ontario, Canada Tom Tyler, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Washington, D.C. Herman Zimmerman, National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia 115

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116 MATEMALS COST this arena will be enhanced by ongoing research, which will run concurrently with the development of material flows accounts. The strategy for successful implementation of material flows accounts is important to ensure success in using them. By employing a partnership approach through an independent organization, the accounts and their uses would be enhanced, and through this enhancement, linkages with other databases on the economy, the environment, and social status could lead to the type of holistic public policy making necessary for a progressively more complex society. PRE-PUBLICATION VERSION, SUBJECT TO EDITORIAL CHANGES