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  • Announcing the 2016 William K. Reilly Award Keynote Speaker
  • The Effects of Climate Change on Children's Health
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Sponsorship Opportunities for the William K. Reilly Awards 

The Center for Environmental Policy (Center) at American University’s School of Public Affairs invites corporate, philanthropic, and non-profit organizations as well as individuals to join as event sponsors of the William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Governance and Leadership to be held on March 31, 2016, at American University in Washington, DC.

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Nominations for the 2016 William K. Reilly Awards Now Open!

The nomination process has begun to honor individuals in environmental careers who demonstrate the qualities of leadership, innovation, engagement of diverse interests, effective problem solving and contributions to future generations of environmental leaders.

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2015 Reilly Award Winners Announced

The Center for Environmental Policy is pleased to announce that Ben Grumbles, Maryland Secretary of Environment, and Fred Krupp, President of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), will receive the 2015 William K. Reilly Environmental Leadership Awards. These awards, named in honor of one of the most respected leaders in U.S. environmental policy, were awarded at a ceremony held at American University on March 26, 2015. Read more »

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CEP News & Updates

  • Panelists at the CEP Event

    CEP Tackles Effects of Climate Change on Children’s Health

    SPA's Center for Environmental Policy co-hosts conference at the Wilson Center offering policy solutions for parents as children confront the effects of climate change.
    May 13, 2015

  • 2015 William K. Reilly Scholars

    2015 William K. Reilly Scholars

    The Center for Environmental Policy congratulates Jennifer Hatch, SPA/MPA ’16, and Amy Purpura, SPA/MPP ’16 on being selected as the 2015 William K. Reilly Scholars.
    March 20, 2015

CEP In the Media

Jocelyn Johnston, associate professor of public administration and policy, and Daniel Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, each spoke with the Pew Charitable Trust's "Stateline" for an article analyzing the progressive push being taken by American cities, even in states with primarily Republican leadership.

Partnership on Technology Innovation and the Environment

In June 2014, the Center hosted an expert workshop as part of a larger effort to scale up water technologies. Read the summary report »

CEHN's 10th Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception

Please join the Children's Environmental Health Network's Annual Child Health Advocate Award Reception that will honor and celebrate those who have worked tirelessly to promote safe and healthy environments for all children. It will be held at the Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, DC, on November 12th from 5:30-8pm.

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