February 4, 2017

SEJ

NYU Washington, DC and the Society of Environmental Journalists presented a mini conference to discuss water and energy issues, EPA policies, environmental advocacy and public opinion in the new Trump Administration.

Speakers included Myron Ebell, the head of the Trump transition team for EPA; Scott Segal, a fossil fuels industry attorney for Bracewell; Bob Perciasepe, Center for Climate & Energy Solutions and former Obama and Clinton EPA appointee; and a panel of reporters who have covered Donald Trump and his appointees to head EPA and the Department of Energy.

Society of Environmental Journalists


Meet the Organizers

Seth Borenstein

Seth Borenstein

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press writer and lecturer at NYU DC, has been a science and environmental journalist for more than 20 years, covering everything from hurricanes to space shuttle launches.  

Cheryl Hogue

Cheryl Hogue

Cheryl Hogue is the Assistant Managing Editor at Chemical & Engineering News and covers national and international environmental issues.

Water Issues

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Tracy Mehan III

G. Tracy Mehan III

G. Tracy Mehan III, who served at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in the administrations of both Presidents Bush, is the Executive Director of Government Affairs at American Water Works Association and an adjunct professor at George Mason University School of Law.

EPA Policy at Large

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Myron Ebell

Myron Ebell

Myron Ebell is director of the Center for Energy and Environment at the Competitive Enterprise Institute and chairs the Cooler Heads Coalition, which comprises representatives from more than two dozen non-profit organizations based in the United States and abroad that challenge global warming alarmism and oppose energy rationing policies.

Energy

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scott segal

Scott Segal

Scott Segal is head of the Policy Resolution Group and founder of the strategic communications practice at Bracewell LLP. He has over two decades of experience across a broad range of policy and communications issues, with particular experience dealing with energy, the environment, and natural resources.

Inside the EPA

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Bob Perciasepe

Bob Perciasepe

Bob Perciasepe is President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, which is widely recognized in the United States and internationally as a leading, independent voice for practical policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change.

Environmental Advocates

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Kenneth Kimmell

Kenneth Kimmell

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Susan Casey-Lefkowitz

Jeff Ruch

Jeff Ruch

Public Opinion and Climate Communications

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Ed Maibach

Dr. Ed Maibach

Dr. Edward Maibach is a University Professor and Director of Mason’s Center for Climate Change Communication (4C).  

Reporters Panel

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Sarah Terry-Cobo

Sarah Terry-Cobo

Jill Colvin

Jill Colvin

Andrew Revkin

Andrew Revkin