Steve Owens, attorney, Squires Sanders LLP will discuss the importance of green chemistry practices in producing more environmentally sustainable and less toxic products. Owens will discuss work that is going on at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to promote green chemistry and green products, as well as efforts in the private sector to produce green products with more sustainable ingredients.
Friday, April 20, 2012
8:30 – 10 a.m.
Wrigley Hall, room 481
Refreshments will be served.
Steve Owens is an attorney with Squire Sanders LLP. He has served as Assistant Administrator for the Office of Chemical Safety & Pollution Prevention at the United States Environmental Protection Agency. As Assistant Administrator, he was responsible for overseeing many of EPA’s collaborative pollution prevention and sustainability programs, such as the agency’s green chemistry and green products efforts.
The event is part of the Sustainability Series presented by ASU’s Global Institute of Sustainability.