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Welcome to PSR's Environmental Health Policy Institute, where we ask questions -- then we ask the experts to answer them. Join us as physicians, health professionals, and environmental health experts share their ideas, inspiration, and analysis about toxic chemicals and environmental health policy.


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Lisa Widawsky Hallowell

Lisa specializes in coal combustion waste issues as an attorney for the Environmental Integrity Project. Lisa was previously a student clinician with the Pacific Environmental Advocacy Center in Portland, Oregon, where she worked on a successful administrative appeal asserting violations of the National Environmental Policy Act. Lisa graduated cum laude with a Certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from Lewis and Clark Law School, where she was on the editorial board of the Environmental Law Journal and was inducted into the Cornelius Honor Society. Lisa graduated magna cum laude from Colgate University with a BA in Environmental Geography.


Coal Ash: the toxic legacy of the nation’s dependence on coal burning, March 2, 2012