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P2 and Environmental Security: Key Contacts
Table of Contents
Background and Overview
Reasons for Change
Integrating P2 and Security
P2 Opportunities
Key Contacts
Complete List of Links

This section provides a listing of individuals and organizations to consult first with questions about security and pollution prevention.

For additional assistance, refer to the broader, alphabetical list of contacts in the "Where to Go for P2 Help" section of this Topic Hub.

National Pollution Prevention Roundtable (NPPR) Environmental Security Task Force:
Washington, D.C. 202-299-9701 or Ask for: Tom Piero or Sharon Baxter.
The purpose of this task force, which was created in the spring of 2002, is to explore ways that pollution prevention can be integrated into the various environmental/homeland security initiatives underway at the local, state and federal levels.

Great Lakes Regional Pollution Prevention Roundtable (GLRPPR):
One Hazelwood Drive, Champaign, IL 61820 USA
Telephone: 800-407-0261; E-mail:
Ask for: Bob Iverson (Telephone: 217-333-8946; E-mail:
GLRPPR is a professional organization dedicated to promoting information exchange and networking to pollution prevention (P2) professionals in the Great Lakes regions of the United States and Canada. GLRPPR developed and maintains the Mercury-Health Care Topic Hub, and provides further information on mercury and other pollution prevention topics of interest in the sector resource section of its web site.

Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center (PPRC):
Seattle, WA 206-352-2050 or Ask for: Michelle Gaither.
The Pacific Northwest Pollution Prevention Resource Center is a non-profit organization that is the Northwest's leading source of high quality, unbiased pollution prevention information. PPRC works collaboratively with business, government, non-government organizations and other sectors to promote environmental protection through pollution prevention.

United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS):
Washington, D.C.
The new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has three primary missions: prevent terrorist attacks within the United States, reduce America's vulnerability to terrorism, and minimize the damage from potential attacks and natural disasters.

Homeland Security State Contacts List:
Select your state or territory from the map on this web page to see who your Governor has appointed as your state's homeland security contact.

Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) Database:
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Protection Office (CEPPO) maintains this searchable database. Select your state from the map to see a list of LEPCs and contact information.

United States Environmental Protection Agency Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Protection Office:
See for a list of regional contacts.
EPA's Chemical Emergency Preparedness and Prevention Office (CEPPO) provides leadership, builds partnerships and offers technical assistance to: prevent and prepare for chemical emergencies; respond to environmental crises; inform the public about chemical hazards in their community; and share lessons learned about chemical accidents.

Chemical Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC):
Arlington, VA 703-741-5500 or
Coordinated by the Chemical Transportation Emergency Center (CHEMTREC?), a service of the American Chemistry Council. A primary goal of the Chemical Sector ISAC is to enable the National Infrastructure Protection Center (NIPC), to disseminate timely and actionable assessment, advisories and alerts to appropriate government and private sector entities when such incidents are deemed to have possible serious national security, economic or social consequences. The Chemical Sector ISAC is intended for those companies or other organizations involved in the manufacture, storage, transportation, distribution or handling of chemical products.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Center for Chemical Process Safety (CCPS):
New York, NY 212-591-7319 or Ask for: Scott Berger.
CCPS and its sponsor companies are committed to protecting employees, communities, and the environment by developing engineering and management practices to prevent or mitigate catastrophic releases of chemicals, hydrocarbons and other hazardous materials.

American Institute of Chemical Engineers Institute for Sustainability (IfS):
New York, NY 212-591-7462 or
The IfS is a catalyst for driving the development and deployment of new technologies and practices that are needed to shape a world that can truly sustain future generations. Through multidisciplinary partnerships with engineering and scientific societies worldwide, government entities and NGOs, the Institute is working to deliver technically viable, commercially feasible and environmentally and socially sustainable solutions to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

American Chemical Society (ACS) Green Chemistry Institute (GCI):\index.html
Washington, D.C. 202-872-4562 or
The Green Chemistry Institute (GCI) is a non-profit organization founded in 1997 by Dr. Joseph Breen to promote green chemistry through research, education, information dissemination, conferences and symposia. GCI works across disciplines and academic, government and industry sectors to promote the development and implementation of science and technology to avoid the generation and production of hazardous wastes.

Richland, WA 509-372-4946 or Ask for: Scott Butner.
ChemAlliance is a chemical manufacturing compliance assistance center that provides regulatory, compliance and pollution prevention information for the chemical processes industries.

Water Information Sharing and Analysis Center (WaterISAC):
Washington, D.C. 202-331-0479 or Ask for: Diane VanDe Hei.
This highly secure Internet portal is the best source for sensitive security information and alerts to help America's drinking water and wastewater community protect consumers and the environment.

Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies (AMSA):
Washington, D.C. 202-833-2672 or AMSA represents the interests of U.S. wastewater treatment agencies. This organization has developed Vulnerability Self Assessment Tool (VSAT) software, and provides training sessions related to this software.

Food Industry Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FoodISAC):
Washington, D.C. 202-452-8444 or
Coordinated by the Food Marketing Institute (FMI), the FoodISAC has a threefold mission: provide information and analysis that will enable the food industry to report, identify and reduce its vulnerabilities to malicious attack, and to recover from any attacks as quickly as possible; help the NIPC and FBI's Weapons of Mass Destruction Operations Unit identify credible threats and craft specific warning messages for the industry; and have experts available to help the FBI assess specific threats.

USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) Office of Food Security and Emergency Preparedness:
Washington, D.C. 1-800-233-3935 or Ask for: Jesse Majkowski.
The Office of Food Security and Emergency Preparedness coordinates activities to prevent, and if necessary, respond to an intentional attack on the food supply.

Electricity Sector Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ESISAC):
Princeton, New Jersey 609-452-8060 or
Operated by the North American Electric Reliability Council (NERC), the ESISAC serves the Electricity Sector by facilitating communications between electric sector participants, federal government and other critical infrastructure industries. It is the job of the ESISAC to promptly disseminate threat indications, analyses and warnings, together with interpretations, to assist electricity sector participants in taking protective actions.

Energy Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC):
Washington, D.C. 888-732-2812 or Ask for: Lisa Soda.
The Energy ISAC is the one-stop clearinghouse for information on threats, vulnerabilities, solutions, and best practices. Your company will better understand the threats and vulnerabilities to your business so that you can take appropriate action. Members can submit information anonymously and receive near-real-time updates.

U.S. Department of Energy Office of Energy Assurance (OEA):
Washington, D.C. 202-287-1808 or Ask for: Denise Swink.
This office supports the national security of the United States by working in close collaboration with state and local governments and the private sector to ensure the reliable and secure operation of the Nation's energy systems. The Office leads the Nation in assessing energy system vulnerabilities, threats, critical assets and interdependencies, as well as recommending actions to correct or mitigate vulnerabilities. OEA also guides technology R&D efforts that will improve the security and reliability of the Nation's energy systems, provides training and support for industry stakeholders, supports energy emergency planning and response efforts, and guides the National Strategy for Energy Assurance.

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA):
Oakland, CA 510-637-1762 or
NNSA has four missions with regard to National Security: (1) To provide the United States Navy with safe, militarily-effective nuclear propulsion plants and to ensure the safe and reliable operation of those plants; (2) to promote international nuclear safety and nonproliferation; (3) to reduce global danger from weapons of mass destruction; and (4) to support United States leadership in science and technology.

Surface Transportation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ST-ISAC):
Herndon, VA 866-784-7221 or Ask for: Nancy Wilson
The services provided by the ST-ISAC create a robust cyber and physical security capability for owners, operators and users of critical infrastructure. The ST-ISAC collects, analyzes and distributes critical security and threat information from worldwide resources to protect its members' vital information and information technology systems from attack. ST-ISAC services are specifically tailored to meet the security demands of each one of its members.

U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA):
Washington, D.C. 866-289-9673 or
As part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Transportation Security Administration protects the Nation's transportation systems to ensure freedom of movement for people and commerce.


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Hub Last Updated: 10/2/2012

GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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