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EPA Appoints David Allen to Lead Science Advisory Board

EPA Appoints David Allen to Lead Science Advisory Board

David Allen, an engineer and internationally recognized expert in air quality at the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named chair of the Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board (SAB) for a two-year term. EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson announced Allen's appointment Oct. 15. Jackson said his expertise in environmental engineering is a great asset to the board.

University of Texas at Austin Study Measures Methane Emissions Released from Natural Gas Production

A research team led by The University of Texas at Austin, and including engineering and environmental testing firms URS and Aerodyne Research, is conducting a major field study to measure methane emissions from natural gas production, about which little empirical data exist.

Engineer Appointed to Environmental Protection Agency Advisory Board

Chemical Engineering Professor David Allen has been appointed a three-year term on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Science Advisory Board, the federal agency recently announced.