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Frey Named to Board

Dr. H. Christopher Frey, professor of civil, construction and environmental engineering, has been selected by the National Academy of Sciences to serve a three-year term on the Board of Environmental Studies and Toxicology (BEST).

BEST focuses on environmental pollution problems affecting human health, human impacts on the environment, and assessment and management of related risks to human health and the environment.

The board provides independent expert assistance to problems involving air and water pollution, solid and hazardous waste, toxicology, epidemiology, risk assessment, applied ecology, natural resources and environmental engineering, economics, law and policy.

Frey is a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee and also serves on a National Research Council committee that will help establish a precedent for regulation of the use of tetrachloroethylene, a potentially harmful chemical used in dry cleaning and industrial processes.