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Lisa Jackson

“I hope that we have been building the next generation of environmentalists, one that is more diverse, and that the next generation sees in us a public service agency that listens more than it speaks, an agency that always protects their health and the environment in which they live.”

Administrator of the US Environmental Protection Agency, Lisa P. Jackson is a chemical engineer focused on protecting Americans’ health, safeguarding the environment, and ushering in a green economy. As the first African American to serve as EPA administrator, she has made it a priority to ensure environmental justice for all Americans.