Douglas M. Costle

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Douglas Costle, is Chair Emeritus of the Institute for Sustainable Communities.

"Douglas Costle served as ISC's chair of the board from 1993 until his retirement in 1999. He was the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) administrator under President Jimmy Carter and the dean of Vermont Law School. His diverse background in both the public and private sectors includes: commissioner of Connecticut's Department of Environmental Protection; assistant director of the U.S. Congressional Budget Office (where he oversaw policy studies in the fields of energy, environment, agriculture, natural resources, commerce, and transportation); co-founder and Executive Committee chair of the Environmental Testing and Certification Corporation. As USEPA administrator, Mr. Costle chaired the U.S. Regulatory Council and was President Carter's representative to NATO's Committee on the Challenges to a Modern Society and the United States chair of the U.S./U.S.S.R. Joint Committee on Cooperation in the Field of Environmental Protection. He also served as the chair of the U.S./People's Republic of China Environmental Protection Protocol." [1]

External links

  • "Biography", Institute for Sustainable Communities, Accessed December 2006.