Contact: David Ridenour (202) 543-4110 or [email protected]
For Immediate Release: April 18, 1997
Earth Day Information Center Launches Free Earth Day Interview Locator Service;
Over 140 Scientists, Economists, and Public Policy Experts in 27 Fields
of Expertise Available
The Earth Day Information Center launched the "Earth Day Interview
Locator Service" today to provide assistance to journalists seeking
environmental experts for Earth Day interviews. This free service offers
access to over 140 scientists, economists and public policy experts in 27
Among the experts in the Earth Day Information Center's extensive database
* Dr. Sallie Baliunas: Staff Astrophysicist with the Harvard Smithsonian
Astrophysical Observatory and recipient of the American Astronomical Society's
prestigious Newton Lacey Pierce Prize, who specializes in global climate
change and global warming.
* Dr. Bernard Cohen: Professor of Physics and Radiation Health at the University
of Pittsburgh, former Director of the Scaife Nuclear Laboratory and recipient
of the Health Physics Society's Distinguished Scientific Award, who specializes
in nuclear power risks, radiation, radon and waste disposal management.
* Dr. William Burke: Professor of Law and Marine Affairs at the University
of Washington who specializes in such issues as driftnet fishing, whaling
issues, Law of the Sea Treaty and fisheries management.
* Dr. Murray Weidenbaum: Chairman of the Center for the Study of American
Business and former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors
during the Reagan Administration who specializes in the economic impact
of environmental regulations.
* The Honorable Donald Hodel: Former Secretary of the U.S. Department of
Interior and former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy who specializes
in energy and land issues.
The Earth Day Information Center's Earth Day Interview Locator Service has
136 additional experts available in such topic areas of agriculture, wilderness
issues, animal research and animal rights, environmental climate change,
forest health, fisheries, population issues, water issues and more.
The Earth Day Information Center is directed by David Ridenour, who also
serves as Vice President of The National Center for Public Policy Research.
To book Earth Day interviews, call David Ridenour or his assistant, Chad
Cowan, at 202/543-4110.