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Appendix B
Forum Agenda

NATIONAL FORUM ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GOALS: ENVIRONMENT

The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering

100 Academy Drive

Irvine, California 92715

August 21–24, 1995

Beckman Center Auditorium

Monday, August 21

9:00

Registration

9:30

Welcome and Forum Overview Committee Co-Chairs: John F. Ahearne and H. Guyford Stever

9:40

Now that the country is 25 years from Earth Day, what should be the country's environmental goals 25 years from today?

Keynote Speakers:

D. James Baker, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

Thomas Grumbly, U.S. Department of Energy (via video link)

Robert Watson, Office of Science and Technology Policy

Barry Gold, U.S. Department of the Interior (for Ronald Pulliam)

Harlan Watson, House Committee on Science

David Garman, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources

12:00

Lunch

Review of Proposed National Environmental Goals

1:30

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency John Wise, Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 9; and Peter Truitt, Senior Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, and Manager, National Environmental Goals Project, EPA



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Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals Appendix B Forum Agenda NATIONAL FORUM ON SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY GOALS: ENVIRONMENT The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Science and Engineering 100 Academy Drive Irvine, California 92715 August 21–24, 1995 Beckman Center Auditorium Monday, August 21 9:00 Registration 9:30 Welcome and Forum Overview Committee Co-Chairs: John F. Ahearne and H. Guyford Stever 9:40 Now that the country is 25 years from Earth Day, what should be the country's environmental goals 25 years from today? Keynote Speakers: D. James Baker, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Thomas Grumbly, U.S. Department of Energy (via video link) Robert Watson, Office of Science and Technology Policy Barry Gold, U.S. Department of the Interior (for Ronald Pulliam) Harlan Watson, House Committee on Science David Garman, Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources 12:00 Lunch Review of Proposed National Environmental Goals 1:30 U.S. Environmental Protection Agency John Wise, Deputy Regional Administrator, Region 9; and Peter Truitt, Senior Analyst, Office of Policy, Planning, and Evaluation, and Manager, National Environmental Goals Project, EPA

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Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals 2:30 President's Council on Sustainable Development Judith Espinosa, Former Secretary of Environment, New Mexico & Member, PCSD; and Peggy Duxbury, Coordinator, Principles, Goals, and Definitions Task Force, and Staff, PCSD 3:30 Committee on Environment and Natural Resources of the National Science and Technology Council Robert Watson, Associate Director for Environment, Office of Science and Technology Policy 4:30 Commissioned Paper: Review of National Environmental Goals Richard Morgenstern, Resident Consultant and Visiting Fellow, Resources for the Future Discussant: Carl Mazza, Science Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Daniel P. Moynihan 5:30 Adjourn for the Day 5:30 Reception—Terrace Tuesday, August 22 8:00 Registration Review of Current Environmental Status 9:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of Environmental Quality Status N. Phillip Ross, Chief, Office of Regulatory Management and Evaluation, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Discussant: John Shanahan, Policy Analyst, Environment, The Heritage Foundation 10:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of Public Opinion on Environmental Quality Karlyn Bowman, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research Discussant: Clinton Andrews, Professor, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University 11:30 Public Comment and Discussion Opportunity 12:30 Lunch

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Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals Other Environmental Goals 2:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of Other Countries' National Environmental Goals Konrad von Moltke, Senior Fellow, The Institute on International Environmental Governance, Dartmouth College Discussant: William Stewart, Senior Associate, Pacific Institute for Studies in Development, Environment, and Security 3:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of State, Local, and Community Environmental Goals Richard Minard, Associate Director, Center for Competitive, Sustainable Economies, National Academy of Public Administration Discussant: Carol Discussant: Carol Whiteside, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, State of California 4:00 Public Comment and Discussion Opportunity 5:00 Adjourn for the Day Wednesday, August 23 8:00 Registration Industry Goals 9:00 Risk Assessment and Management Commission Gilbert Omenn, Dean, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington 10:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of Industry Environmental Goals John Ehrenfeld, Director, Program on Technology and Environment, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Discussant: Dorothy Ellington, Environmental Compliance Manager, Research Oil Company 11:00 Public Comment and Discussion Opportunity 1:00 Lunch

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Linking Science and Technology to Society's Environmental Goals Ecological Goals 2:00 Commissioned Paper: Review of Ecological Goals Walter Reid, Vice President for Programs, World Resources Institute Discussant: Rodney Fujita, Senior Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund 3:00 Public Comment and Discussion Opportunity Funding and National Environmental Goals 3:30 Commissioned Paper: Review of Environmental Goals Relative to Funding Priorities Albert Teich, Head, Directorate for Science and Policy Programs, American Association for the Advancement of Science Discussant: Kwai-Cheung Chan, Director of Program Evaluation in the Physical Systems Area, General Accounting Office 5:00 Public Comment and Discussion Opportunity 5:30 Adjourn for the Day Thursday, August 24 9:00 Breakout Discussion Groups 12:00 Lunch 1:00 Adjournment