Brian Hoppy Named to U.S. Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee
(February 23, 2015) - Brian Hoppy, HDR's director of environmental sciences and planning, has been appointed by the United States Department of Commerce to serve on the Environmental Technologies Trade Advisory Committee. His appointment is effective immediately and lasts until August 18, 2016, when the committee's current charter expires.
The committee provides consensus advice on development and administration of programs and policies to expand U.S. exports of environmental technologies, goods services and products that comply with U.S. environmental, safety and related requirements. Brian will represent both HDR and the consulting and engineering segment of the U.S. environmental technology sector.
Brian brings more than 25 years of environmental sciences, planning, restoration, and technology experience to the committee, including National Environmental Policy Act compliance, natural and cultural resources planning, environmental technology evaluations and environmental policy.
The committee operates as part of the International Trade Administration, which was established by the Secretary of Commerce in 1980. ITA strengthens the competitiveness of U.S. industry, promotes trade and investment, and ensures fair trade through the rigorous enforcement of our trade laws and agreements. ITA works to improve the global business environment and helps U.S. organizations compete at home and abroad.
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