EPA chief Lisa Jackson will be in the Windy City on Friday to deliver the keynote address to the Chicago Summit on Sport and Sustainability. A review of the summit's agenda and list of speakers suggests the event will be narrowly tailored to efforts that city is undertaking in its bid for the 2016 Olympics. With that said, there also will be representatives from the National Football League (Philadelphia Eagles) who may speak to the efforts underway in professional sports on achieving sustainable practices. As I mentioned in my first article, the professional sports industry is just beginning to embrace …
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Mark McIntosh is a partner in the firm Boyden Gray & Associates where he provides strategic policy guidance on air, energy and natural resource efforts. Until 2009, McIntosh served as Deputy General Counsel for the White House Council on Environmental Quality. In that role, he provided legal counsel on air and energy issues to the CEQ Chair, James Connaughton. He currently serves as legal advisor to ClientEarth, a London and Brussels-based NGO providing legislative and environmental legal guidance to European governments.