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Environmental panel, April 16

Considerations: Princeton's Practices and Policies ~ Past, Present, and Future" will be a panel discussion accompanying the public release of the 2000 environmental audit of Princeton University. The event, Monday, April 16 at 7:30 p.m. in McCosh 10 on campus, is free and open to the public.

The panel of University speakers will address some of the broad themes of the study, including its normative implications. Panelists include: Peter Singer, Center for Human Values ; Richard Spies, vice president for finance and administration ; Michael McKay, general manager for plant and services in facilities and Rick Curtis, director of Outdoor Action .

In 1995, the Princeton Environmental Reform Commitee published a comprehensive environmental audit of the University. It reviewed ten areas of impact including: procurement, solid waste, energy and food. Five years later, the Princeton Environmental Institute commissioned undergraduate students to conduct a similar report, assessing changes in practices and policies since the 1995 audit and analyzing the motivations for these changes.

The 1995 audit is available at 1995 audit . The 2000 audit will also be available online or can be requested by sending e-mail to Janet Gruschow or Brooke Jack .

This program is sponsored by the Princeton Environmental Institute , Princeton Environmental Action , and the Princeton Conservation Society .

Contact: Marilyn Marks (609) 258-3601

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