General Gansler Announces Members of the Attorney General’s
Environmental Advisory Council
BALTIMORE, MD (October
3, 2007) – Building on his efforts
to protect and improve the health of the environment and the Chesapeake
Bay, Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler announced today the members
of the Attorney General’s Environmental Advisory Council.
The council was created to assist the Attorney General in identifying
priority environmental issues and to help guide the Office’s
environmental policy and enforcement initiatives.
Consisting of a broad
range of environmental advocates, attorneys, and experts, the
Attorney General’s Environmental Advisory
Council will serve as a sounding board and resource for the Attorney
General as he continues to build on his environmental agenda.
“Over the last nine months, the Office of the Attorney General
has made great strides at stepping up our environmental enforcement
and advocacy efforts,” said Attorney General Gansler. “The
Environmental Advisory Council will help us pursue additional avenues
of enforcement and develop progressive environmental initiatives.”
Members of the Council
will meet several times a year to update the Attorney General
on a wide range of issues including:
- how the Office can
build stronger relationships with Maryland’s
- how the Office can
maximize available resources to achieve the greatest impact,
- how to better educate
the public to drive home the message of the urgent need to
clean up the environment.
members of the Attorney General’s Environmental Advisory
Council are attached.
ATTORNEY GENERAL’S ENVIRONMENTAL
The Honorable Joe Tydings - Former United States Senator, Dickstein
The Honorable Harry Hughes - Former Maryland Governor
- Brenda Afzal
- Environmental Health Education Center, University of
Maryland School of Nursing
- Will Baker - Chesapeake
- Jane Barrett, Esq. – University
of Maryland School of Law Environmental Clinic
- Ken Berlin, Esq.
- Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, LLP
- Dr. Don Boesch – University
of Maryland Center for Environmental Science
- James Piper
Bond - Living Classrooms Foundation
- John Britton, Esq.
- Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP
- King Burnett, Esq.
- Webb, Burnett, Cornbrooks, Wilber, Vorhis, Douse & Mason,
- Keith Campbell -
Keith Campbell Foundation, Chesapeake Bay Foundation Board
- Michael Davis,
Esq. - Carter Ledyard & Milburn
- William Dulany,
Esq. - Dulany, Leahy, Curtis & Williams
- Ira Feldman, Esq.
- GreenTrack Strategies
- Andy Fellows - Clean
- Neal Fitzpatrick
- Audubon Naturalist Society
- J. Charles Fox -
Pew Charitable Trusts
- Terry Harris, Esq.
- Law Offices of Terry J. Harris
- Verna Harrison -
Keith Campbell Foundation for the Environment
- Brad Heavner -
- Fred Hoover, Esq.
- Duncan, Weinberg, Genzer & Pembroke,
- Tom Horton - award-winning
Chesapeake Bay author
- Steve Johnson, Esq. – Schnader
Harrison Segal & Lewis
- Michele Merkel,
Esq. - Waterkeeper Alliance
- Clay Mitchell, Jr.,
Esq. - Hoon and Associates
- John Mueller, Esq.
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation
- Steve Nolan, Esq.
- Law Office of Stephen J. Nolan
- Eric Schaeffer,
Esq. - Environmental Integrity Project
- Dru Schmidt-Perkins
- 1000 Friends of Maryland
- Cindy Schwartz -
MD League of Conservation Voters
- Simon Sidamon-Eristaff,
Esq. - Kalbian Hagerty LLP
- Eliza Steinmeier,
Esq. - Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper
- Rena Steinzor, Esq.
- University of Maryland School of Law
- Lew Wiener, Esq.
- Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
- The Honorable Gerald
Winegrad - Former State Senator