October 30, 2009, 2:30 - 4:00 pm
103 Design Building Auditorium

An Insider’s view of the California Green Chemistry Program


Maureen F. Gorsen, a partner in the firm of Alston & Bird LLC, will be speaking on the State of California’s Green Chemistry Program.  This lecture will introduce the California Green Chemistry Program and describe how it might impact young chemists and chemical engineers.


Ms. Gorsen is a partner in the firm’s Environmental & Land Development Group, focusing her practice on environmental compliance and land use. She is the former director of the California Department of Toxic Substances Control, where she oversaw the state agency charged with protecting the public health and the environment from toxic harm, cleaning up sites contaminated by toxic substances, ensuring that hazardous waste is managed safely and preventing future pollution.


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Reception to immediately follow in the lobby.